Therapy Austin

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an empirically-based approach that applies acceptance and mindfulness strategies, together with commitment and behavior change strategies, to increase your ability to build resilience. ACT clinicians use metaphor, paradox, and experiential exercises to help  clients learn how to make healthy contact with thoughts, feelings, memories, and physical sensations that may have been avoided before.

ACT is an action-oriented approach to counseling that draws from traditional behavior and cognitive therapies. Through exploration and exercises, clients learn how to stop avoiding, denying, and struggling with their inner emotions. By learning that these deeper feelings are normal responses to certain situations, acceptance can be gained. Further, clients discover that even though these emotions may feel painful, they aren’t a roadblock to moving forward in life. Once this is understood, clients can commit to making needed changes in their behavior that align with their values and personal goals. Optimistic confidence is built.

ACT has been used effectively to help treat workplace stress, test anxiety, social anxiety disorder, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, chronic pain, and substance abuse. To learn more about ACT, check out this site.

Zachary Anglin Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Understanding, Non-Judgmental, Actively Engaged

Relationships and Identity 

Substance Use and Compulsive Behaviors


Allison Turner Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Anxiety, Depression, Grief and Loss 

Couples and Individuals, Self-Esteem, Personal Growth, and Body Positivity 

Safe environment for all body types, cultural and religious beliefs, relationship types, and sexualities (LGBTQIA+ Affirming)


Morgan  Shingle Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Family of Origin Issues, Self-Acceptance, Healthy Boundaries 

Attachment Theory, Neurobiology, Mindfulness 

Person-Centered, Integrative, Long-term Healing

Sorry! Morgan is not accepting new clients at this time.
Sally  Mayo Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Personal Growth

Grief and Loss

Divorce Recovery

Elisha Wynn Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Life Transitions 

Grief and Loss 

Spirituality


Emma Denning Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Sense of humor, direct and upfront 

Trauma-informed and LGBTQAI+ affirming 

People-pleasing and perfectionism


Kimberly Lacorte Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Art Therapist, Creative Expression Trauma-Informed, Culturally Sensitive LGBTQIA+ Affirming, Grief and Loss

Uruchapak Nakkaew Therapy Austin

Trauma, Anxiety, Compulsive behavior, Behavioral addiction, life transitions 

Adlerian therapy, positive, humanistic, and integrative 

Evidence-based modalities, CBT, DBT, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy


Adam Jimenez Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Domestic Violence Prevention, EMDR Trained and Trauma-Inform

Self-Compassion, Mindfulness, Stress Management, and Anxiety

Shame, Loss, and Taming the Inner Critic

Mark Muecke Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Collaborative, Compassionate, Holistic 

Substance Use, Anxiety, Depression 

Attachment Styles, Developmental Trauma, Dysfunctional Relationships


Bradley  Watson Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem

Life Purpose and Direction

Grief and Loss

Sorry! Brad is not accepting new clients at this time.
Abigail Lopez Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Empathetic, Affirming, Humorous

Trauma-Informed, Healing From Hurtful Parenting, Social Anxiety

CBT, Person-Centered, Assertiveness Training

Winona Rapose Therapy Austin

Anxiety, Depression, and Relationship/Attachment Issues. 

Person-Centered, CBT-Based, ACT-Based 

Empathetic, Relational, Holistic


Chase Benson Therapy Austin

Anxiety, depression, and self-esteem    

Warm, collaborative, and personal   

CBT and Strengths based approach


Courtney Caudill Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Compassionate and client centered

Depression, anxiety, family of origin issues, trauma informed care

Lgbtqia+ & POC affirming, sex positive and women issue focused for ALL women

Sorry! Courtney is not accepting new clients at this time.
Louise  Sawaki Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Troubled Childhood

Anxiety and Depression

Relationship Issues

Madeleine Brunk Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Trauma-Informed, Anti-Oppressive Practice

LGBTQIA+ and Neurodivergence affirming

Disability and Chronic Illness

Krista Britton Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Addictions, Compulsive Behaviors, Codependency 

Stress, Anxiety, Depression 

Life Transitions, Career Transitions, Personal Growth


Ashlyn Simmons Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Authentic, Relational, and Trauma-Informed 

EMDR, DBT, and Family Therapy 

Identity Affirming and Supportive


Melanie Skyler Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Loss, Trauma

Neurobiology,Science of the Mind, Brain and Relationships

Military Service Members and Veterans

Mona  Amin Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Couples Issues Surrounding Family Life Cycle

Relationship With Self

Attachment, Safety, and Trust

Adriana Quintero Celestino Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Trauma-Informed, Collaborative, Person-Centered 

Personal and Relationship Growth, Solution/Skill Focused 

Bilingual (English/Spanish), Neurodiversity-Affirming


Ellen Fencl Therapy Austin

Artistic, playful, creative, warm, funny, accepting 

Art therapy! self-expression, creative vision, imagination, and inspiration 

Depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss


Jeanelle  Turner Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Attachment Theory, BIPOC, Person Centered 

Trauma, Mood Disorders, Self-Acceptance 

Open Minded, Warm, Solution Focused


Miranda Dooley Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Silence Inner Critic

Anxiety and Depression

Life Purpose and Direction

Stephen  Waller-De La Rosa Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Life Transition, Emerging Adulthood, Personal Growth 

Career Changes, Relationship/Communication Issues, Self-Discovery 

Integrative, Existential, Psychodynamic


Taylor Mulmi Therapy Austin

Warm, Non-judgmental, Genuine 

Anxiety, Depression, Personal Growth and Discovery 

Person-Centered, Mindfulness, ACT,  value and strength based, LGBTQIA+ Affirming


Kara Allen Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Warm and accepting 

Curious and compassionate 

Anti-oppressive, trauma-informed, and LGBTQIA+ affirming 

Nicholas Mendoza-Bachicha Therapy Austin

Adlerian, Interpersonal, Strength/Growth Oriented 

Welcoming, Curious, Goofy 

Depression, Anxiety, Identity Exploration


Molly Kazemi Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Anxiety, Depression, Self-acceptance, Attachment 

Meaning making after loss, Relationship dynamics 

Identity affirming and Open


Alexandra Rosen Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Anxiety and Stress

Depression and Low Mood

Personal Growth

Mary Torkelson Therapy Austin

Life Transitions, Divorce, Co-Parenting

Anxiety and Depression

Solution-Focused, Compassionate, Strengths-Based

Vanessa Dunham Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Strengths-Based and Integrative 

Warm and Collaborative 

Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Disability. Life Transitions, Depression, Anxiety


Victoria Elizarde Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Anxiety, Stress, Low Mood, and Depression

Self-Compassion, Resiliency, and Personal Growth

Authentic, Relational, and Accepting

Heather Geier Therapy Austin

Open-minded, warm, and direct 

Person-centered, trauma-informed, and collaborative approach 

Grief and loss, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, life transitions


John  Orr Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Warm, Empathic, Strengths-based 

Life transitions, Exploring meaning, Self-compassion 

Highly sensitive persons, Anxiety, Loneliness


Jason Pearce Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Genuine, Open-minded and Warm 

Substance use, Life Transitions, Personal Growth 

ACT, CBT, and Solution-Focused


Anne Johnson Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Autism, Spectrum Disorders, and Learning Disabilities

Trauma and Crisis (EMDR Certified)

Relationship Issues

Alexandra Hale Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Person-Centered, Open-Minded, Integrative

Life Transitions, Personal Growth, Relationship Issues, Depression and Anxiety

Mind-Body, Trauma-Informed, Somatic Psychology

Ileana Gonzalez Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Anxiety and Depression

Culturally Sensitive, Identity, Self-Esteem

Mindfulness, Relationship Issues

Gwendolyn Foehringer Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Authentic, Person-Centered, Collaborative 

Mindfulness, Holistic, CBT, Narrative, LGBTQAI+ Affirming 

Anxiety, Depression, Disordered Eating, Perfectionism, Couples, and Life transitions


Keeley Arnecke Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Relationship/Communication Issues and Conflict Management 

Exploring Sex, Sexuality and Ethical Non-Monogamy 

Strengths-Based and Mindfulness Techniques


Mary Eberlein Therapy Austin

Authentic, Affirming, and Empathetic 

Disordered Eating, Life Transitions, Grief and Loss, Depression 

Older Adolescents, College Students, Adults of all Ages, Couples


Brittany Rettenmeier Therapy Austin

Warm, Curious, and Accepting 

Anxiety, Depression, Stress & Burnout, Life Transitions 

LGBTQIA+ Affirming, Person-Centered, ACT


Alex Barshop Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Empathic, Warm, Neurodiversity Affirming, LGBTQIA+ Ally 

Holistic, Strengths-Based, Person-Centered

Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, ADHD


Matthew Jernigan Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Anxiety & Stress, Depression, Trauma, Identity Formation

Collaborative, Relational, Authentic

Anti-Oppressive, Anti-Racist, LGBTQIA+ Affirming, Sex-Positive

Amber Behrens Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Person-Centered

Authentic, Warm, Relational Approach

Spirituality, Life Transitions, Healing Wounds

Colton Seggern Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Authentic, Curious, Compassionate

Anxiety, Depression, Self Acceptance

Lifelong Development, Identity Growth

Kenneth Walker Therapy Austin

Stress, Trauma-informed, Anxiety and Adjustment 

Mindfulness, Genuine, Authentic, Warm and Supportive 

LGBTQIA+ Affirming, Ally, Personal Growth and Culturally Sensitive


Kayla Chauvin Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Warm, Relational, Holistic 

Perfectionism, Relationship Issues, Recovery from Emotionally Unavailable Parents 

Boundary Setting, Religious Trauma, Queer-Related Life Transitions

Jennifer Herz Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Direct, honest, caring 

Trauma-informed, Neurobiology nerd, CBT 

Anxiety, Depression, Life transitions 

Asha Ramkumar Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Life Transitions, Relationships, Painful Experiences

Stress, Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Identity

Non-Judgemental, Culturally Sensitive, LGBTQIA+ Ally

Annabelle Baskin Therapy Austin

Enjoys working with young adults - life transitions, low self-worth, anxiety, depression 

Psychodynamic, depth-oriented, DBT 

Humor, authenticity, compassion, collaboration


Sorry! Annabelle is not accepting new clients at this time.
Jana McCook Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed

Personal Growth and Life Transitions

Self-Compassion and Mindfulness

Substance use and Relapse Prevention

Cassidy Fala Therapy Austin

Compassionate, collaborative, authentic, nonjudgmental 

Person-centered, CBT, mindfulness, strengths-based 

Life transitions, personal growth, anxiety, self-compassion, stress


Rachel Bono Therapy Austin
Senior Counselor

Person-centered, LGBTQIA+ Affirming 

Grief and Loss, Life Transitions, Anxiety 

Relational, Accepting, Integrative


Katherine Johnston Therapy Austin

Open-minded, collaborative, warm, caring 

EFT, CBT, Gottman Couples Therapy 

Life transitions, relationships, family of origin, grief, trauma-informed

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