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Amber Behrens Therapy Austin

Amber Behrens, LPC Associate

Supervised by Sunny Lansdale, LPC-S

Senior Counselor

Welcome! I know it can be daunting to find a counselor; it truly is a healthy step forward. I applaud you for taking that step and seeking a counselor who is best suited for you. When you're carrying a heavy load, sharing that with someone in a safe environment can provide immense healing. I aim to create a place of comfort and compassion, a judgement-free zone where you can let your guard down and know you will be accepted. Therapy creates a trusting relationship that allows you the freedom to be open about the struggles you are facing. This is your path to walk, and I will walk alongside you, helping you gently process emotions and see yourself more clearly in order to create change. You do not have to do it alone.

I received my Master's in Counseling from St. Edward's University and my Bachelor's in Psychology from the University of Texas (Hook ‘em!). My previous experience was at Seton Behavioral Health, leading outpatient groups. I enjoy working with clients experiencing life transitions, especially senior adults and young people. I am also passionate about spiritual growth, relationships, family dynamics and recovery from depression and anxiety.

I am a native Austinite and live at home with my husband and our boys. We love going on adventures, hiking and exploring, and doing anything physical since they have a lot of energy to burn! I love being involved in my community through my sons’ school, my church and our neighborhood.

I believe we all have a story worth telling, including the harder, messier parts, and I hope to be a soft landing place to hear it.

If you are interested in working with me, please reach out by phone at 512/201-4501, ext. 233

More about Amber

Area of Expertise

Person-Centered

Authentic, Warm, Relational Approach

Spirituality, Life Transitions, Healing Wounds

Services

Individual Counseling

Locations

North
Central Annex

Works With

Anxiety & Stress
Substance Abuse
Struggles with Food/Eating
Problem Thoughts
Perfectionism
Low Self-Esteem
Spirituality
Life Transitions
Grief & Loss
Parenting
Issues with Parents
Pregnancy/Postpartum
Communication Issues
Conflict Resolution
Relationship Issues
Caregiver Fatigue
Interrupted sleep/Insomnia
Career Transitions
Problems at Work
Problems at School
Troubled Childhood
Loneliness
Depression/Low Mood
Obsessive/Compulsive Tendencies
Personal Growth
Trauma
Troublesome Behaviors
Divorce
Death & Dying
Chronic Illness
ADD/ADHD
Anger Management
Exploring Sexuality/Sexual expression

Techniques & Experience

Integrates art therapies
Career counseling
ACT - Values Based Therapy
Solution-focused/Brief Therapy
CBT oriented
Familiar with substance abuse
Anxiety alleviation experience
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
Focused on practicing skills

Qualities

Warm & caring
Calm & slow-paced
Active sense of humor
Youthful
Enjoys treating young adults
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
Decades of life experience
Experienced in raising children
Spiritually sensitive
Familiar with substance abuse
Professional experience other than counseling
Friendly & direct
Motherly
Anxiety alleviation experience
Focused on practicing skills
LGBTQ friendly
Career counseling
Integrates art therapies
ACT - Values Based Therapy
CBT oriented
Solution-focused/Brief Therapy
Additional Info

Clinical Supervision

Dr. Sunny Lansdale, LPC-S

4009 Spanish Oak Lane

Dripping Springs, TX 78620

513/329-0332

Contact Amber

512-201-4501 ext 233
Work with Amber

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  • Main
    1415 W. 51st St, #1
    Austin, TX 78756
  • Annex
    5052 Burnet Rd.,#205
    Austin, TX 78756
  • North
    8500 Shoal Creek Bldg. 4 #202
    Austin, TX 78757
  • Banister Lane
    4009 Banister Lane, #430
    Austin, TX 78704
  • Slaughter Lane
    1213 W. Slaughter Lane, #130
    Austin, TX 78748
512-201-4501
Monday - Friday
6am - 10pm
Saturday - Sunday
8am - 8pm

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