Angie Chicca, MS, LPC (73170)
After years of mentoring students as a former teacher, I decided to follow my dream and became a Licensed Professional Counselor. I am person-centered in my counseling and allow clients to choose how to share their stories and work on the challenges they feel compelled to explore. I believe in the power of collaborative dialogue to help and to heal. Through this dialogue with each individual, I become a fellow traveler on their journey to claim a healthy and rewarding life.
As a yoga practitioner and former teacher of yoga philosophy, I bring mindfulness and thankfulness into my therapeutic exchanges. Connection with gratitude, an understanding of the power of language to heal or to hurt, and a deep appreciation of the human condition characterize my time with clients.
Reaching-out for help can be difficult, but in taking that first step, the client is well on the road to regaining resiliency and practicing wholeness. I have faith that though change can be difficult, it can also be transforming.
LICENSE, EDUCATION, and EXPERIENCE
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have a Bachelor's degree from George Mason University in Virginia, a Master's degree from American University in Washington DC, and and a Master's degree in Marriage and Individual Psychotherapy from Our Lady of the Lake University in Houston. I've treated men, women, and children in diverse settings for a variety different mental health disorders and issues. Namely, I’ve worked with domestic violence at a women’s center and at a shelter, substance abuse and mental health with incarcerated individuals in jail setting, and children struggling with behavioral and emotional difficulties in school setting. I’ve also had the pleasure to develop and instruct college courses in Kinesiology and Fine Arts and teach workshops in Yoga and the use of Energy Work.
In addition to specializing in the treatment of anxiety-related disorders,
I have a special interest in treating clients with the below issues.
Pre and Post-Partum Depression
Physical & Sexual Abuse
Parent Support & Training
- Mood Disorders