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Jonathan McNutt Therapy Austin

Jonathan McNutt, LPC

Senior Counselor

Welcome to Therapy Austin! Having found this page, you’ve already come a long way in the process of connecting with the help and support you need to address what is challenging for you, and I am glad you’re taking these courageous steps toward well-being. I am honored to be considered to partner with you in your journey.

Regardless of the struggle you are experiencing currently, I believe that the ways you are thinking, feeling, and behaving are understandable given your life experience and current situation. You did not choose to end up here, and I’m sure you’ve done your best to handle what is going on as well as you can. We all get stuck sometimes. Working closely together in a safe and supportive therapeutic relationship, we can uncover patterns that are operating in your life currently, and work with the aspects of your situation under your control to create the positive change you’re seeking. Change is possible, and by reading this you are already taking steps towards positive growth and change.

I provide counseling to individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, low self-esteem, and relationship issues. As a counselor, I work from the science-based models of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT). Using ACT, we will work together to connect with what is most important to you in your life (your Values), and develop psychological skills to handle difficult thoughts and feelings effectively, so that they have less impact on you. In CFT, we will focus on ways to relate to painful thoughts and feelings that help to increase emotional ease and well-being. I believe it is possible for each person to enjoy the peace and freedom that comes from relating to thoughts and feelings, rather than from them—it just takes some openness, curiosity, and practice.

You are the expert on your own life, and I will work to tailor counseling to your individual needs and goals. It's important to me that I "walk the talk," and I do not suggest that my clients do anything that I have not also done myself. Clients have described me as warm, safe, non-judgmental, and normalizing.

I have a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from Texas State University. My professional background includes working as an advocate for survivors of domestic violence and as a counselor in Intensive Outpatient settings for substance abuse as well as anxiety and depression. I have worked with individual clients on issues of anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and other life challenges.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, friends, cat (and any other animals that happen to be nearby), reading, playing games, and experiencing art. I am dedicated to my own personal growth, and have long-standing practices of journaling and mindfulness meditation.

If you are interested in working with me, please call me at 512/201-4501.

More about Jonathan

Area of Expertise

Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Skills

Safe, Calm, Compassionate

Services

Individual Counseling

Locations

North
Central Annex

Works With

Anxiety & Stress
Depression/Low Mood
Low Self-Esteem
Obsessive/Compulsive Tendencies
Problem Thoughts
Perfectionism
Personal Growth
Grief & Loss
Relationship Issues
Domestic Violence
Caregiver Fatigue
Substance Abuse
Loneliness
Troubled Childhood
Troublesome Behaviors
Struggles with Food/Eating
Life Transitions
Communication Issues
Problems at School
Problems at Work
Chronic Illness
Anger Management
Conflict Resolution
Trauma
Divorce
Career Transitions
Issues with Parents
Death & Dying

Techniques & Experience

Focused on practicing skills
Anxiety alleviation experience
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
Experienced in domestic violence
CBT oriented
ACT - Values Based Therapy
Mindfulness modalities
Familiar with substance abuse
Solution-focused/Brief Therapy

Qualities

Warm & caring
Calm & slow-paced
Friendly & direct
Focused on practicing skills
Active sense of humor
Anxiety alleviation experience
Experienced in domestic violence
CBT oriented
ACT - Values Based Therapy
Mindfulness modalities
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
LGBTQ friendly
Professional experience other than counseling
Familiar with substance abuse
Fatherly
Youthful
Solution-focused/Brief Therapy
Enjoys treating young adults
Additional Info

Contact Jonathan

512-201-4501 ext 202
Work with Jonathan

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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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