Individual Counseling

Master's level students from the Department of Counseling at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley provide free counseling services under the supervision of faculty and Licensed Professional Counselors. Counseling sessions are available via Zoom.

Step 1: Complete Initial Intake and Consent Form:

Step 2: A counselor will review your Initial Intake and contact you via email to confirm your appointment.  You should expect to hear from a counselor within 2-3 days after you complete the Initial Intake and Consent form.

Meet Our Counselors

ALEJANDRA ESPINOZA

Skills/Interests​

  • Adults

  • Adolescents

  • Children

Specializations

  • Anxiety/Stress

  • Depression

  • Parenting

  • Relationships

  • Anger Management

  • Grief

Theoretical Orientation​

  • Humanistic/Person-Centered

  • Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy

  • Mindfulness-based Therapy

  • Solution-Focused Therapy

AISHA FLORES

Skills/Interests​

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Family Counseling

  • Adolescents

  • Children

Specializations

  • Stress

  • Anxiety

  • Parenting

  • Relationship

  • Sleeping/Eating Disturbance

Theoretical Orientation​

  • Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy

  • Person-Centered 

  • Solution-Focused

  • Creative/Expressive Arts Therapy

CELIA HERNANDEZ

Skills/Interests​

  • Bilingual: English/Spanish

  • Adults

  • Adolescents

  • Children

Specializations

  • Anxiety/Stress

  • Grief

  • Time Management

  • Anger Management

  • Low Self-Esteem

Theoretical Orientation​

  • Person-Centered

  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy

  • Creative/Expressive Arts Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CINDY MEZA

Skills/Interests

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Young Adults to age 21

  • Adolescents

  • Children

Specializations

  • Anxiety

  • Stress

  • Trauma

  • Grief

  • Low Self-Esteem

  • PTSD

  • Phobias

Theoretical Orientation​

  • Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy

  • Client-Centered

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy

  • Mindfulness-based

  • Creative/Expressive Arts Therapy

EMERLYNNE PIETERNELLA

Skills/Interests​

  • Adults

  • AdolescentS

Specializations

  • Anxiety/Stress

  • Time Management

  • Work Stress

  • Low Self-Esteem

  • Anger Management

Theoretical Orientation​

  • Person-Centered

  • Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy

  • Mindfulness-based Therapy

RAUL SANCHEZ

Skills/Interests​

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Family Counseling

  • Adults

  • Adolescents

  • Children

Specializations

  • Oppositional Defiance Disorder

  • Couples and Family

  • Anger Management

  • Anxiety/Stress

  • Depression

  • Time Management

Theoretical Orientation​

  • Logotherapy

  • Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy

  • Solution-Focused Therapy

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Existential Therapy

MICHELLE STAMBAUGH

Skills/Interests​

  • Adults

  • Adolescents

Specializations

  • Anxiety/Stress

  • Depression

  • Parenting

  • Relationships

  • Work Stress

  • Low Self-Esteem

  • Career/Work Counseling

Theoretical Orientation​

  • Person-Centered

  • Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy

  • Mindfulness-based Therapy

  • Solution-Focused Therapy

  • Creative/Expressive Arts Therapy

ERIKA VALDEZ

Skills/Interests​

  • Bilingual: English/Spanish

  • Adults

Specializations

  • Anxiety/Stress

  • Depression

  • Relationships

  • Time Management

  • Trauma

Theoretical Orientation​

  • Person-Centered

  • Gestalt

634 East Levee Street

Brownsville, TX 78520

956-548-6880

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