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Joan Marianne Sotelo, MA, LMFT, LPC

- Fee: 50 minute session $150

- Virtual and In-person appointments 

- English and Spanish 

Hi!

Thanks for visiting this page, here is a little bit about me so that you can get to know me.

I am from Mexico City and have been in the states for the past 22 years. I love both my Hispanic and American cultures, and of course, I am fluent in English and Spanish.

I obtained my bachelors in Psychology at the University of Houston and my Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and the University of Houston -Clear Lake. Since then I have spent my time learning and training more in depth to work with couples and adults that are searching for personal growth. I also completed training in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Gottman Trauma and Affair Method, and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) which I now use as my primary away of helping couples. 

 

I specialize in working with couples who want to have a fulfilling and healthy relationship by helping them improve their way of communicating and repairing their emotional bond. 

 

I also specialize in working with individuals who are struggling to overcome past traumas, depression, insecurities, anxieties, and want to develop a stronger confidence in themselves.

 

My focus is to help my clients reach their goals by exploring the challenges they are facing, gaining a deeper understanding on the emotions that are hidden behind the constant struggles, and identify solutions that bring about lasting positive changes. 

 

 

Credentials and Training 

 

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist LMFT

Licensed Professional Counselor LPC 

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT)

  • Therapy model that focuses on helping couples get out of a negative cycle in their relationship and create a positive pattern of communication, as well as a stronger bond and unity in the relationship. 

Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TFCBT) 

  • Treatment that is clinically proven to help children and adolescents overcome traumatic life experiences .

Joan Marianne Cordova, MA, LMFT, LPC

marriage therapist, Sugar Land TX

 

Thanks for visiting this page, here is a little bit about me so that you can get to know me.

I am from Mexico City and have been in the states for the past 22 years. I love both my Hispanic and American cultures, and of course, I am fluent in English and Spanish.

I obtained my bachelors in Psychology at the University of Houston and my Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and the University of Houston -Clear Lake. Since then I have spent my time learning and training more in depth to work with couples and adults that are searching for change and personal growth.

 

I founded Roots of Hope Counseling because of a strong desire to reach more people and help them in their journey towards their desired life. My goal was to create a space where people can come find healing and hope fo their lives and their relationships. 

 

I specialize in working with couples who want to have a fulfilling and healthy relationship by helping them improve their way of communicating and repairing their emotional bond. 

 

I also specialize in working with individuals who are struggling to overcome past traumas, depression, insecurities, anxieties, and want to develop a stronger confidence in themselves.

 

I have completed training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Gottman Trauma and Affair Method, and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) which I now use as my primary away of helping couples. 

My focus is to help my clients reach their goals by exploring the challenges they are facing, gaining a deeper understanding on the emotions that are hidden behind the constant struggles, and identify solutions that bring about lasting positive changes. 

 

 

- Fee: 50 minute session $150

- Virtual and In-person appointments 

- English & Spanish 

- Couples and Individual adults

Luciana Wallenstein, MA,  LPC, LMFT

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My hope: you are reading my biography because you know your relationships can improve – with both yourself and your loved ones.  

 

If you are like me, you are searching for a guide to help you illuminate the darkness. In my journey, I learned that finding the right therapeutic match is crucial. The right therapist is the person that combines the experience, the skills, and the instant connection to facilitate your journey of self-discovery - and change - at your own pace. I would like to be that person for you. So let me tell you a little bit about myself:

 

Born in Brazil, I have dual nationality and am fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. I have lived on three continents and have studied the philosophy of psychology in four cultures and countries (Brazil, Dubai, Mexico, and the United States).

After graduating from a master's program at the University of Houston – Clear Lake, I worked with youth, individuals, couples, and families on various challenges such as anxiety, depression, parenting, divorce, relationship, sexual abuse, and others. I am licensed in both professional counseling and marriage/family therapy. In my (limited!) spare time, I love to cook, practice yoga, and walk on the beach.

 

And now, back to you:  psychology is a rich field filled with differing perspectives and techniques. I am trained in evidence-based techniques (e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR Therapy, The Gottman Method, and Emotion-Focused Therapy). However, I treat each client as unique and employ a curated mix of traditional and innovative techniques to help lead us to ideal outcomes. Together we will develop an individualized plan with the tools you need to achieve your therapeutic goals. 

 

Are you ready to start?

- Fee: 50 minute session $150

- Virtual and In-person appointments 

- English, Spanish, & Portuguese 

-Available evenings and weekends

Individual adults, Couples  and Youth

Jodi Sheffield, MS,  LPC

Hi! My name is Jodi Sheffield, LPC. I have had the privilege of working with families, teens, and adults on their journey of self-exploration and healing in community mental health, hospital and private practice settings. I have worked with clients with mood, personality, psychotic  disorders and substance abuse as well as clients who are experiencing trauma and significant life transitions/stressors. 

 

My primary goal in therapy is to create a safe place for clients to explore, grow, learn and heal at their own pace. I utilize the empirically validated treatment modalities of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help clients learn how their thoughts, behaviors and feelings are connected to increase self-awareness. As self-awareness grows and develops, clients can begin the hard work of healing by reframing and combating unhealthy thoughts, behaviors and painful emotions in order to create a life worth living, a life full of meaning, value, and dignity.

 

I earned a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary, a CACREP accredited counseling program. My seminary education gave me the opportunity to explore the relationship between psychological science and spirituality, and the value of science and empirical research alongside faith and religious practices. I believe in the healing power of relationships. One healthy relationship can lead to healing in a client’s relationship with self and with others.

In addition, I am a Certified Grief Informed Professional (CGP) with training to help people through their grief process after loosing a loved one or experiencing loss in a relationship.

 

When I’m not in the office, you can find me playing sand volleyball, reading a good book or trying new restaurants for self-care. I look forwarding to learning your story and how to create meaning and to grow in the midst of pain, trials and transitions!”

- Fee: 50 minute session $150

- Virtual and In-person appointments 

- Available daytime, evenings, and weekends

- Couples, and Individual adults 

Lisa Rowen Seay LMSW

Facing life’s challenges can be really hard, but there is always hope!  Together, we can face your issues at your own pace so you can become the person you were created to be.  

I have specialized training in anxiety, depression, holistic self-care, integrative mental health, lifestyle medicine, mindfulness, neuroscience informed practices, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, perinatal loss and grief, and older adult issues.  I am passionate about helping those who desire to heal from grief and loss, divorce, narcissistic abuse, parental alienation and depersonalization.  I offer faith-based counseling for those who desire to integrate it into our work together.  I am highly skilled at assessing all areas of your life and then finding the very best resources available to help you reach your goals and find wholeness.  Together, we’ll come up with a plan tailor-made for you so you can move from surviving to thriving!

 

I have a wide range of clinical and life experiences.  I have worked with people from all socio-economic and religions backgrounds with a focus on individual and group therapy in the hospital and community settings,  I am trained and experienced in working with older adults.  My deep love and enjoyment of all people has fueled my passion to facilitate lasting healing and transformation in those I come alongside.

Group therapy with 3-8 people is a wonderful and affordable way to get therapy and support and to realize that you are not alone.  My 2 hour group sessions run from 3-6 weeks.  I require a free 20 minute consultation before you join so I can get to know you and make sure it is a good fit for you.  (I am also available for workshops covering a variety of topics).

I received a Bachelor’s degree in sociology from Wheaton College (IL) and a Master’s degree in Social Work at the University of Illinois, Chicago in 1993.  I am a Licensed Master Social Worker currently under the supervision of Staci Mullinax, LCSW-S.  In my free time, I love hanging out with my family, learning new ways to practice self-care, and jumping waves at the beach.

I am excited to join you on your journey toward healing and would be truly honored to work alongside you!
 

- Fee: 50 minute session $150

- Virtual and In-person appointments 

- Available weekdays and evenings

- Individual adults and adolescents age 11+

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