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Ileana Gonzalez, LPC
she/her/hers
Senior Counselor
Fully Licensed
Specialized in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Hello there, and welcome. I would like to commend you on taking this huge step. It can be difficult or intimidating to admit to ourselves that sometimes, we need help. I would like to share with you that being vulnerable is not the enemy. 

Your feelings have value and meaning. It's my belief that as social, curious beings, healthy and meaningful connection plays a crucial role in our ability to relate to the world around us and ourselves. I bring this forward in my work as a counselor and emphasize the importance of vulnerability and self-compassion. My hope is that in our work together therapy offers a space where you can feel safe, and freely process both your struggles and aspirations. 

It's been my experience that mindfulness can create a balance between the unceasing train of thoughts we experience on a daily basis and the present moment. In combination with other therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, we can help cultivate self-awareness, effective coping skills, meaningful reflection, and inner healing. My areas of focus are Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Eating Disorders, Shame, Grief, and ADHD. 

A little about me: I have a passion for exploration and eating great food! Music is my solace and I love attending music events as much as I can. Sunset walks at my local park are my absolute favorite. I grew up in deep south Texas and come from Hispanic roots. I received my masters in clinical/mental health counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Since then I've worked in nonprofits, partial hospitalization programs, and private practice. 

Therapy can be a safe and nurturing place to explore and express yourself. If you feel that we would be a good fit please contact me.

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MORE ABOUT Ileana

Rates

Starts at $150/hr*

*Actual rates subject to
counsellor openings

Area of Expertise

Anxiety and Depression

Culturally Sensitive, Identity, Self-Esteem

Mindfulness, Relationship Issues

Specializations

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Services

Individual Counseling

Locations

Works With

Anxiety & Stress
Career Transitions
Communication Issues
Conflict Resolution
Death & Dying
Depression/Low Mood
Divorce
Domestic Violence
Exploring Sexuality/Sexual Expression
Gender Identity
Grief & Loss
Interrupted Sleep/Insomnia
Issues with Parents
Life Transitions
Loneliness/Isolation
Low Self-Esteem
Neurodivergence (ADD/Autism)
Obsessive/Compulsive Tendencies
Perfectionism
Personal Growth
Pregnancy/Postpartum
Problem Thoughts
Problems at School
Problems at Work
Relationship Issues
Relationship to Food/Body
Trauma
Troubled Childhood
Troublesome Behaviors

Techniques & Experience

ACT - Values Based Therapy
Anxiety alleviation experience
Career counseling
CBT oriented
DBT trained/informed
Experienced in domestic violence
Familiar with substance abuse
Focused on practicing skills
HAES/Intuitive eating
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
Mindfulness modalities
Solution-focused/Brief Therapy
Specializing in grief, loss, death, dying
Trauma-focused

Qualities

ACT - Values Based Therapy
Active sense of humor
Anxiety alleviation experience
Calm & slow-paced
Career counseling
CBT oriented
DBT friendly
Enjoys working with older adults
Enjoys working with young adults
Experienced in domestic violence
Experienced in eating issues
Familiar with substance abuse
Focused on practicing skills
Friendly & direct
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
LGBTQIA+ Affirming
Mindfulness modalities
Professional experience other than counseling
Solution-focused/Brief Therapy
Specializing in grief, loss, death, dying
Spiritually sensitive
Trauma focused
Warm & caring
Youthful

ADDITIONAL INFO

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512-201-4501 ext 559

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