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Our counselors


Finding a therapist who is a good fit for you is the next step. Read through these bios and see who you resonate with. Some of our counselors may have specialties or trainings that appeal to you, some may have a look about them that puts you at ease, some may write in a way that makes you feel like you could connect with them, some may have life experiences that could help inform you. Making any of these connections is a good way to choose a counselor.

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Our counselors


Finding a therapist who is a good fit for you is the next step. Read through these bios and see who you resonate with. Some of our counselors may have specialties or trainings that appeal to you, some may have a look about them that puts you at ease, some may write in a way that makes you feel like you could connect with them, some may have life experiences that could help inform you. Making any of these connections is a good way to choose a counselor.

Therapy Austin's Counselors

In no particular order, we present the counselors of Therapy Austin. Please read through these short introductions and click on through to read their own narratives. If you feel resonance with anyone particular, contact that therapist directly or indicate that counselor's name as a preference on the Get Started page.

Donna


Donna


Donna Sivan, LPC

Donna works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 120

Donna works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 120

When people first meet Donna they usually notice her calm and attentive presence, along with her genuine interest in their story. She offers a supportive, warm and collaborative counseling style, and seeks to understand the unique challenges and goals that you bring into the therapy room to help you experience growth and healing within yourself and your relationships. Donna works hard to earn her clients’ trust, and would love the opportunity to help you achieve your goals in therapy. Learn more about Donna to see if you might be a good fit.

Brittany


Brittany


Brittany Fellwock, LPC Intern
Supervised by Ann Stoneson, LPC-S

Brittany works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 148

Brittany works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 148

Brittany is an authentic, open-minded, and feisty therapist who provides the space for you to explore and rediscover your most fierce self! Often times traumatic experiences can leave people feeling lost or stuck and disconnected from their true selves and others. Therefore, Brittany’s goal is to help you overcome the challenges of a painful past, improve your relationships, and move towards a more fulfilling life. Her approach to therapy is present-centered, emotionally engaged, and relationship focused, and she embraces individuals of all diverse backgrounds. Brittany has an interest in working with adults who had difficult childhoods, survivors of trauma, and those struggling with perfectionism. She uses EMDR as well as body-centered and Mindfulness-based approaches to cultivate the exploration and healing of current problems and early life experiences. Click here to read more about Brittany. 

Keith


Keith


Donald "Keith" Montgomery, LMSW, LCDC
Supervised by Arlene Montgomery, Ph.D., LCSW

Keith works at NORTH Call him at 512/201-4501, ext. 155

Keith works at NORTH

Call him at 512/201-4501, ext. 155

Keith works with individual adults seeking a deeper understanding of themselves, their relationships, and their own life meaning and purpose. He believes by staying focused on our feelings in the present moment experience, most resistance can relax allowing true, authentic change to begin. If you are dealing with anxiety, depression, substance disorders, alcohol/drug recovery, PTSD, sexual trauma, toxic stress, family of origin issues, or personal growth Keith might be a good fit. He comes into therapy using a relational, person-centered and existential perspective. This means that together the therapist and client seek to create an honest and supportive relationship in a non-judgmental space to explore opportunities for personal growth. Nearly all human behavior is learned and therefore can be challenged and changed as one becomes willing to have a new experience with themselves and their world. Learn more about Keith here.

Sara


Sara


Sara Paules, LPC Intern
Supervised by Sunny Lansdale, PH.D., LPC-S

Sara works at MAIN & ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 136

Sara works at MAIN & ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 136

Sara is a sex-positive, poly and kink knowledgeable, LGBTQ friendly therapist. She offers a warm, accepting environment in therapy, allowing individuals to reconnect with curiosity and playfulness. Sara enjoys working with adult individuals who are in great relationships but are struggling with sexual desire, those working through guilt and confusion following infidelity, or who describe themselves or their relationships as somewhat non-traditional. She helps these clients heal from shame and move to a place of self-understanding and empowerment knowledgeably and without judgment. She also has experience using EMDR for trauma work, and additionally enjoys working with adults who are struggling with difficult parents, anxiety or panic attacks. Click here to read more about Sara.

Alex


Alex


Alexandrea "Alex" Behne, LMFT Associate
Supervised by Blake Howard Norton, LMFT-S

Alex works at MAIN & ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 140

Alex works at MAIN & ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 140

Alex uses a warm and empathetic therapeutic approach to create a safe space for individuals and couples to explore difficult thoughts and feelings from a place of curiosity rather than judgment. Her lighthearted and friendly yet direct nature tends to offset the feeling of heaviness and/or fear of vulnerability clients often experience when coming to therapy for the first time. Alex collaborates with clients to create a deeper understanding of themselves and their relationships by illuminating previously undiscovered patterns of interaction and systemic constraints to change. She facilitates stronger intrapersonal and interpersonal connections through emotion coaching and attunement to her client’s needs. Alex approaches each client’s unique story with respect and appreciates the opportunity to be a part of your therapeutic process. Learn more about Alex here.

 

Shannon


Shannon


Shannon Hafterson, LPC Intern
Supervised by Lindsey Irons, LPC-S

Shannon works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 154

Shannon works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 154

Shannon brings an open heart and a gentle, warm presence to the therapy relationship. She offers support, acceptance, and hope as you explore your life story, develop insights, and make changes towards a more fulfilling life. Her approach is collaborative, strengths-based, and relationship focused, integrating both past and present experiences as you work towards your goals. She also draws from neuroscience and mindfulness to help you find compassion, kindness, resilience, and well-being within yourself and your relationships. Shannon has a special passion for working with individuals experiencing grief and loss, and also works with a variety of other issues including relationship and family difficulties, life transitions, anxiety, and stress. Click here to learn more about working with her.

Jill


Jill


Jill Hokanson, LMSW
Supervised By Arlene Montgomery, Ph.D., LCSW

Jill works at MAIN & ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 133  

Jill works at MAIN & ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 133

 

Jill brings a genuine, open-hearted energy to counseling. She believes that therapy can be a time of experimenting with ways of being in the world – trying on new mindsets, discerning inner strengths, and developing skills for coping with difficult emotions. Jill specializes in working with individuals in the midst of life transitions including emerging adulthood, career changes, pregnancy, and changing relationship dynamics. She recognizes that often these transitions can bring up our “stuff” – be it past trauma, anxiety, depression, or strong reactions to upheaval in our lives. It is her goal to foster a caring, non-judgmental space in which curiosity, creativity, and trust can lead to healing and transformation. Learn more about her here.

Courtney


Courtney


Courtney Magahis, LCSW

Courtney works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 143

Courtney works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 143

Courtney offers a safe space to be yourself and gently process what you are going through. There is not a blanket approach to therapy and Courtney believes in collaborating with you to find what works best for you. She acknowledges how hard life can be and allows room for the discomfort, creating space for growth and healing. Her previous work focuses on trauma, grief, and loss. She is passionate about working with individuals and couples who have experienced issues related to infertility, pregnancy, and parenting. Courtney is here to create a compassionate connection and honor all parts of you. To learn more about her, click here.

Samantha


Samantha


Samantha Alcalde, LPC Intern
Supervised by Lindsey Irons, LPC-S

Samantha works at MAIN & ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 151

Samantha works at MAIN & ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 151

Doesn't it seem ironic that the only constant in life is change? Our lives are ever changing and evolving; weathering away at some areas while creating and rebuilding others. The more we cling to what we know, to the past, and to our expectations of how things should look, the more we struggle to find peace in the moment of what actually is. Because of this belief, Samantha views acceptance and the discovery of meaning in life experiences as essential pieces to the overall puzzle that is our health and happiness. Using a compassionate, open, and holistic approach, she provides a safe space for clients to gain awareness, explore their core values, and practice new skills. Samantha works with a variety of individuals and couples seeking help with issues including trauma, depression, social anxiety, life transitions, chronic pain, relational difficulties, LGBTQIA issues, and personal growth. As a certified yoga instructor, she is trained in mindfulness practices and often uses this, along with her knowledge of the nervous system, to aid in the process of healing and growth. To learn more about Samantha, click here

Joseph


Joseph


Joseph Porter, M.A., NCC, LPC Intern, lmft associate
Supervised by John L. Garcia, Ed.D., LPC-S
Supervised By Derek leighton, lpc-s, lmft-s, ncc

Joseph works at MAIN & ANNEX Call him at 512/201-4501, ext. 134

Joseph works at MAIN & ANNEX

Call him at 512/201-4501, ext. 134

Joseph believes in the compassionate care of clients as well as in their innate dignity and freedom of expression as human beings. He encourages engagement and focuses on the present moment during therapeutic contact. It is only within the present moment that suffering can begin to heal. By way of establishing a caring and consistent attitude over time, a deepening connection to oneself and others can develop as well as an enrichment of knowledge and soul. Joseph strives to work with people in therapy to find deeper meaning and help them work toward functioning at their optimal potential. His approach to therapy is collaborative. Each individual is unfolding the story of his or her life; and Joseph considers it a privilege and honor to hear the story of a client, and values the person that the client is in the process of becoming. Click here to read more about Joseph.

Louise


Louise


Louise Sawaki, LPC Intern, LCDC Intern
Supervised by Melanie Murray, LPC-S

Louise works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 150

Louise works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 150

Louise works with individuals and couples seeking to repair and restore balance and wholeness in relationships. With her focus primarily through the lens of family systems and attachment, she understands that we can sometimes get stuck in patterns of coping that we learned in our early family life. Some early patterns that were helpful in meeting our needs can over time become the very same "stuck points" in our adult life that trip us up, and are no longer meeting our needs. Conflict, anger, work-life-balance, grief and loss, parenting, and all sorts of emotional expressions and feelings can additionally make us feel stuck and overwhelm us. With therapy many clients are able to restore balance and build resilience. Louise integrates multiple approaches to guide clients on their path to a balanced, healthy and fulfilling new way of walking in the world. Click here to learn more about her approach.

Melinda


Melinda


Melinda Griffith, LPC Intern
Supervised by Jill Praisner, LPC-S

Melinda works at ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 153

Melinda works at ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 153

Have you had a recent change in your life? Feeling tired and frustrated? Unfulfilled in your personal and romantic relationships? When was the last time you thought about what YOU need or want? Or have you ever felt like running away from it all? Melinda is an engaged counselor who offers you an open and compassionate space to come explore all of this and more each week. Together you and Melinda will explore concerns you may not feel like you can share with your friends and family, find new ways to re-connect with yourself and the important people in your life, and will be a support system for you while you explore the changes you would like to make. She offers you the opportunity to identify patterns that may be impeding you in becoming the best version of yourself and feeling fulfilled. She works with a spectrum of life concerns including anxiety, depression, difficulty adjusting to change, life transitions, and intimacy/sexual concerns. Melinda's life experiences, education, and passion can make her an asset for you. If you would like to explore how counseling with her may be able to help you, click here

Molly


Molly


Molly Crenshaw, LPC Intern
Supervised by Candyce Ossefort-Russell, LPC-S

Molly works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 147

Molly works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 147

Molly is a warm, caring, and deeply accepting counselor who can help you find your way back to your self again. Her approach is strength-based, experiential, rooted in Mindfulness, and relational. You will feel nurtured and understood during your work together. She uses a collaborative approach to counseling, which means that you will work together through the counseling process. Molly is here to help you find your way back home. She specializes in working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, life transitions, and parenting issues. She also has a strong interest in helping adults through pregnancy and the transition leading up to parenting. Learn more about her here.  

Brandee


Brandee


Brandee Smith, LPC Intern, LCDC
Supervised by Fred Tucker, M.A., LPC-S

Brandee works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 137

Brandee works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 137

Brandee possesses a powerful combination of education and life experience which enable her to not only appreciate, but also celebrate, the uniqueness of each client. She considers it a privilege to meet clients exactly where they are as they begin the journey to a more satisfying life. Brandee believes that the creation of a safe, judgment-free environment where people can feel heard and validated is of the utmost importance in order for therapy to be successful. When a therapist facilitates trust in just such an environment, seeds for change are sown. Assisting each client to live in his or her desired authenticity is a treatment priority for Brandee. She takes seriously the knowledge that every person comes to therapy with a beautifully unique cultural background and personal history which has shaped them into the person she meets at session one. She embraces these individual differences, glad to know your arrival has signaled you are ready to make healthy changes in your life and relationship. Though pleased to draw on a variety of evidence-based practices to achieve goals as appropriate, Brandee predominantly utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with special attention to multi-cultural sensitivities in her practice. Click here to read more about Brandee. 

Jen N


Jen N


Jennifer “Jen” Nowland, LPC Intern
Supervised by Juliane Taylor Shore, LPC-S, LMFT-S

Jen works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 149

Jen works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 149

Jen understands that good people have to deal with difficult problems. Sometimes those problems get in the way of intimacy, friendship, and connection and leave us feeling alone and stuck. No matter what stage of relationship you are in, Jen provides a space that is safe and supportive. At the same time, she will challenge you to make progress towards the goals you want. She is trained in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Interpersonal Neurobiology and Attachment Theory. Jen equips others with the tools to de-escalate conflict and improve communication in their relationships. Ultimately, Jen strives to support both individuals and couples as they strengthen their friendships and reignite desire in their romantic relationships. Her work is anchored in the principles of integrity, genuineness, and collaboration. Above all, Jen values self-compassion when faced with imperfection, and challenges her clients to do the same. Discover more about Jen here

Audrey


Audrey


Audrey O'Gorman, M.A., LMFT Associate, LPC Intern
Supervised by Bill Woodburn, M.ED., LMFT-S, LPC-S

Audrey works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 116

Audrey works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 116

First impressions of Audrey include a "Hey, where's that quirky accent from?", "What a warm and welcoming person," and "Wow, she's a pretty smart woman!"  Audrey has a wide range of professional experience including writing, editing, research, international relations and television production management. As a counselor, you'll find that she is dedicated to supporting you on your journey to find the best answers to your own most important questions. Audrey will tune in to you and honor your unique story, making your progress towards your therapeutic goals her most central concern. To learn more about Audrey, please visit her full page.

Gina


Gina


Gina Rodriguez, LPC Intern, LMFT Associate
Supervised by Gena Minnix, Ph.D., LPC-S, LMFT-S

Gina works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 129

Gina works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 129

With her sincere and considerate nature, sessions with Gina are reassuring, conversational and peppered with humor. She has a strong confidence and optimism in clients’ ability to build upon individual resources when facing difficulties, and will motivate you to make positive changes and gain increased self-awareness though introspection. Gina specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with an emphasis on generating creative and practical strategies to ease presenting issues. She additionally utilizes the Gottman Method when working with couples in guiding new ways of addressing relational concerns. Her focus areas include depression and anxiety alleviation, strengthening self-esteem and assertiveness, life transitions and couples looking to navigate communication struggles and friction, all while adapting interventions based on client needs. To hear more about her, click thru.

Beth


Beth


Beth Myler, LMSW
Supervised by Tammy Clouston, LCSW

Beth works at MAIN & ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 126

Beth works at MAIN & ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 126

Beth offers a receptive and responsive environment in which to explore the challenges that have brought you to counseling. She welcomes you to collaborate with her to identify your goals for counseling and how you would like to pursue them. By providing plainspoken explanations of the best evidence-based counseling options available to you, Beth aims ensure that your counseling experience will be successful and satisfying. Her diverse experience includes grief and loss, interpersonal relationships, depression, anxiety, and counseling people affected by cancer and disability. Click here to learn more about Beth.

Lindsey


Lindsey


Lindsey Lucius, LCSW

Counselor and Staff Coordinator

Lindsey works at ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 105

Lindsey works at ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 105

With a down-to-earth demeanor, Lindsey will meet you with openness and deep care about who you are and what's going on. She sees this whole being-a-human thing as difficult business. She got into counseling because she has a passion for figuring it out together. The basis of her approach is this-she creates and holds the space for you to connect with your inner world and to help you identify the resources you need to heal. Lindsey can help you with trauma, relationship difficulties, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, relationship anxiety, and struggles with guilt and shame. She identifies as a highly sensitive person and particularly enjoy working with people who resonate at that level as well. Therapy Austin is proud to employ Lindsey as both a staff therapist and one of our Staff Coordinators. She oversees new counselor training, weekly peer consultation groups, and general cohesion in our intra-agency connections. Read more about Lindsey here.

Sarah


Sarah


Sarah Akunebu, lmft associate
Supervised by Patricia Koch, Ph.D., LMFT-S

Sarah works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 144

Sarah works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 144

Open-minded. Open-hearted. With open arms. By being curious and warm, Sarah creates a space for individuals and couples to feel safe, hopeful, and inspired toward understanding themselves, their story and their relationships. With the foundation of her practice rooted in the Experiential models of therapy, Sarah believes each client’s therapeutic process is to be especially cultivated to fit their needs and address the emotions behind communication, relationships, transitions, traumas and situations. She also makes room for a client’s vulnerability, attachment-style, family/cultural background and spirituality to play a role in the process. Through collaboration, patience, and a little humor, Sarah, in essence, walks with clients as they work to discover and create the peace they are seeking. To find out more about her and see if she is the right fit for you, please click here.

Eva


Eva


Eva Lorini, LPC Intern
Supervised by Candyce Ossefort-Russell, LPC-S

Eva works at MAIN Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 124

Eva works at MAIN

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 124

Eva will listen to you deeply, holding a natural curiosity, warmth and openness towards you. She will stay present with you in the places you feel most stuck, confused, scared and alone. She will work to help you build profound connection with your own innate wisdom and strength. She believes in the power of an authentic, safe, emotionally engaged relationship with a caring other to support the healing and transformation of life’s most painful and difficult experiences. Eva has diverse experience practicing deep therapeutic work that encourages lasting and meaningful change. She is continuously enlightened, moved, and inspired by this work, and it is her sincere honor and privilege to partner with her clients in this process. Please visit her page to learn more. 

Lara


Lara


lara adams, lpc intern
supervised by jill praisner, lpc-s

Lara works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 141

Lara works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 141

Lara practices holistic psychotherapy, valuing the connection between the mind, body and spirit. Inspired by mindfulness-based approaches to therapy, she offers tools and practices to find peace of mind and self-compassion through inner work, with the belief that healing and well-being come from within. She works with a broad range of issues, including depression, anxiety, stress management, life transitions, work/life balance, parenting, marital conflict, spirituality and grief and loss. Her passion is helping clients find their own inner strengths and resources to heal wounds and unhealthy patterns, while also creating a more healthy, fulfilling and joyful life. Read more about Lara here.

Sheryl


Sheryl


Sheryl Boyd, LPC Intern
Supervised by Bridget McCauley, LPC-S

Sheryl works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 146

Sheryl works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 146

Sheryl understands that life’s circumstances often present us with a need to be heard and validated. It is important to her that clients feel comfortable and safe, knowing that coming to counseling is sometimes the hardest thing some people will ever do. She works with a variety of issues that many people face, including anxiety and depression, grief and loss, job and career changes, relocation and resettlement issues, parenting, childhood trauma, life transitions, marriage and family issues and spiritual concerns. Her experience in working with Person-Centered counseling puts the focus on you, the client, utilizing a collaborative, holistic approach. Sheryl is here to help you know yourself better and to walk along with you in this process. For more information about her, click here.

Sheilah


Sheilah


sheilah murphy, lpc intern
supervised by juliane taylor shore, lpc-s, lmft-s

Sheilah works at ANNEX & NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 142

Sheilah works at ANNEX & NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 142

Whether with individuals or couples, Sheilah conveys a warm, authentic and active presence in which clients feel free to open up and begin the important work of becoming happier, stronger and more connected in their lives. She has been trained to engage with a range of issues, with particular areas of focus including relationship challenges, life transitions, developmental trauma, depression and anxiety. Sheilah’s collaborative approach integrates cutting-edge body/brain therapies, such as EMDR, Somatic Awareness and Mindfulness, with insight and skills-based modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. With couples, she draws from Emotion Focused Therapy while employing Gottman communication skills training and mindful acceptance. To learn more about Sheilah and her approach click here.

Claire PB


Claire PB


Claire Perella Baxter, LCSW

Counselor and Internal Communications Coordinator 

Claire works at MAIN Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 103

Claire works at MAIN

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 103

Claire is inspired by the insight and positive change that therapy can bring. She believes that the counseling room is a space to be mindful, creative, and vulnerable. She has trained to work with individuals and couples, addressing issues such as childhood trauma, recent trauma, sexual assault, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, challenging family dynamics, and building healthy relationships. Claire works to help clients recognize and use their strengths and to heal from their pain. Her primary goal is to create a safe and supportive environment for clients, and to work hard together in that space. Read more about Claire.

Christine


Christine


Christine Molina, LMSW
Supervised by Tammy Linseisen, LCSW

Christine works at MAIN & ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 113

Christine works at MAIN & ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 113

Christine is genuine, friendly, and strives to create a welcoming atmosphere where you can discuss what is really on your mind and know you will be shown kindness and respect. She enjoys helping clients explore ways to make meaningful changes and feel better about themselves and their lives. Her approach to therapy is practical, brain and body-oriented, and grounded in using a variety of established therapies, including EMDR, DBT, and CBT. Please read her full page to learn more about her experience and how to schedule an appointment with her.

Suzanne


Suzanne


Suzanne Aubin, LMSW
Supervised by Tammy Clouston, LCSW

Suzanne works at MAIN & ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 135

Suzanne works at MAIN & ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 135

What clients often notice about Suzanne is how quickly they feel safe and comfortable around her. Suzanne takes great pride in her caring, sensitive, and non-judgmental approach. She strongly believes that there is no “one size fits all” way of helping. To that end, Suzanne has trained in a variety of evidence-based modalities, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and several mindfulness-based practices, in order to best target each client’s particular concerns. She welcomes the opportunity to work closely and collaboratively with individuals to help them navigate difficult emotions and situations in order to make life more manageable and satisfying. Click here to read more about Suzanne. 

Roxanne


Roxanne


Roxanne Watson, LPC

Counselor and staff Coordinator

Roxanne works at NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 114

Roxanne works at NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 114

Roxanne is a steady, present, and encouraging counselor who strives to help you have a secure and healthy relationship with your self and with your loved ones. She has experience helping people with relationship issues, life transitions, anxiety & stress, depression & low mood, conflict resolution, challenges at work/school, communication issues, being new to Austin, feelings of low confidence/self-esteem/self-worth, and career transitions. Her approach is honest, direct, real, genuine, and comforting. She employs a deep and yet lighthearted approach while helping you navigate what can be a difficult adult existence. Read more about Roxanne.

Jode


Jode


Jode Edwards, LMSW
Supervised by Christine Winston, LCSW

Jode works at ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 152

Jode works at ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 152

Jode is a warm, authentic and compassionate therapist who creates a safe and accepting environment for you to discover and heal the deepest parts of yourself. She believes that through intimate relationships and a deep sense of self-acceptance, we can rediscover our sense of belonging, self-worth, joy and hope. Experienced with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, life transitions, body image, self-esteem, relationship difficulties, sexual assault and trauma, Jode helps clients integrate their experiences and feelings in a holistic and collaborative way. Along the therapeutic journey, she will employ techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Neurobiology and Attachment, Mindfulness and Self-Acceptance, and Somatic Work. With couples, Jode utilizes the Gottman Method, Emotion-Focused Therapy and Attachment-based strategies to help reinforce the couple’s bond and create shared meaning while strengthening communication, intimacy and understanding. Click here to learn more about Jode.

Kristal


Kristal


kristal desantis, lmft associate
supervised by brad kennington, lpc-s, lmft-s

Kristal works at ANNEX Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 138

Kristal works at ANNEX

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 138

Kristal believes that there is a strong connection between self-discovery and a person’s success in life and relationships. She operates from a strong person-centered position and believes that each client will have unique strengths, insights, and individual life experiences that will contribute to the therapeutic process. She enjoys working with couples through relational counseling, helping couples learn skills to minimize conflict, improve communication and passion, and rebuild trust and intimacy in their relationships. She is a PREPARE/Enrich premarital facilitator, a certified Brief Systems Therapist, and uses Gottman Marital Therapy in her practice as well. Kristal believes in transparency in the counseling process and sessions with her are collaboratively tailored to meet each client’s personalized therapy goals. Click here to read more about Kristal.

Anne


Anne


Anne Crawford, LPC

Counselor and Office Coordinator

Anne works at MAIN, ANNEX & NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 123

Anne works at MAIN, ANNEX &
NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 123

Anne has a kind and caring presence combined with a wicked sense of humor. She’s attentive, intuitive and nurturing, which creates a safe space for you to explore the deeper sides of yourself. Recognizing patterns and helping you gain insight into your life is something she thrives on. Through the therapeutic process, Anne supports and assists you in acquiring the necessary tools to work through the difficult and sensitive issues that brought you to therapy. She also enjoys exploring and developing your creative gifts, which in turn, helps you lead a more balanced and meaningful life. Click here to read more about Anne and find out if she’s the right fit for you.

Delaney


Delaney


DELANEY MENELL, LMFT ASSOCIATE
SUPERVISED BY KRISTEN PIerce, LMFT-S

Delaney works at ANNEX & NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 119

Delaney works at ANNEX & NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 119

Delaney brings an energizing presence to her work and will spend time getting to know you in a meaningful way. She has a strong sense of humor and a very large heart. With a background in athletics, Delaney brings deep understanding to issues that involve habitual behaviors and offers you expertise in helping modify those repeated actions that may be contributing to your suffering. She is effective with tough relationship problems as well as the heaviness of depression and the undoing of anxiety. Please read Delaney's invitation to learn more about working with her.

Anna


Anna


Anna Cubells Bradley, LMSW
Supervised by tammy linseisen, lcsw

Anna works at ANNEX & NORTH Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 139

Anna works at ANNEX & NORTH

Call her at 512/201-4501, ext. 139

Anna is caring, non-judgmental, open-minded and has a good sense of humor. She is a firm believer in the benefits that therapy can bring, including reducing distress, developing self-awareness and leading a more fulfilling life consistent with one’s values. She celebrates diversity in all its forms including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, spirituality, ability and nationality. This appreciation for diverse life experiences and identities is integral to Anna’s approach. Her training and experience includes grief and loss counseling, couples counseling and working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Click here to read more about Anna.