Victoria Scott, Family Therapist in Houston
Victoria Scott, therapist in Houston and The Woodlands areas, is the owner of Therapy for Families. She is a loving and pleasant person who encourages others to connect with their authentic self. In addition, she models compassion, acceptance as well as using ones intuition and spiritual development. Victoria’s primary goal is to help assist her clients to experience healing towards wholeness. She keeps in mind that all individuals are different and as a result will utilize research- based models that fit the individual and the problem.
Victoria has worked for fourteen years in the field of emotional wellness and healing. The last seven years have been clinical. Victoria obtained her Bachelors from Utah State University and her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Brigham Young University, an accredited and highly recognized AAMFT program. She specialize in relationships and individuals who suffer from shame (addictions, codependency and similar disorders), and self worth/ esteem issues. In addition, she works individuals suffering from depression and anxiety. She utilizes many therapy approaches such as Emotionally Focused Therapy, family systems, humanistic, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Texas (#201908) Her research which was published in Contemporary Family Therapy titled Sexual Satisfaction for Older Couples.
Victoria currently works via video therapy. Contact her by filling out a form or calling today!
Sara Ferrell contracts with Therapy for Families. She is a caring and dedicated person whose mission is to assist others in finding their voice through therapy. She displays empathy towards others in a non-judgmental way in order to provide a safe environment to share one’s stressors. Sara’s primary goal is to assist other’s who have been traumatized by an event to find acceptance and coping skills to live the life they deserve. She understands that others cope with grief and trauma differently. Because of this, Sara utilizes Trauma Focused CBT model and currently in training to be certified in play therapy to better assist others in coping with life experiences.
Sara has worked seven years in the fields of emotional, physical and sexual trauma, child abuse and adolescents with depression, anxiety and bi-polar diagnosis. The last three years have been clinical. Sara obtained her Bachelors at Sam Houston State University and her Masters in Social Work from The University of Houston with a concentration in Clinical Practice. She specialized in children, adolescent trauma from sexual abuse and adolescent/young adult individuals who suffer from shame or guilt (chemical dependency, infidelity and infertility) and mood disorders. Sara also works with individuals suffering from depression and anxiety.
She is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Texas (#58861). Sara is also a licensed chemical dependency counselor in the state of Texas (#13762). She currently works in The woodlands and Cypress office.
You can contact her at: Sara.Ferrell.LCSW@gmail.com or call her at 832-786-8595.
Melaney Grant contracts with Therapy for Families. She started in the field of social work in 2010 and quickly realized she had found her calling. She currently works with Therapy for Families and has extensive experience in caring for people in very diverse and difficult situations. Melaney is a bright and enthusiastic presence whose goal is to assist individuals in successfully navigating some of the most difficult times in their lives. Her heart is to work with others to help create a safe therapeutic environment. Because of this, Melaney utilizes a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model to better assist others in coping with life experiences.
With experience in both clinical and case management settings, Melaney has worked with foster and adoptive parents who have struggled to adjust to new children living in the home. She has guided young couples preparing for marriage or in a marriage needing assistance. She also has experience helping families that are coping with divorce, bereavement, grief and loss. Her experience with the care of individuals includes assisting those struggling with stress, anxiety, and depression. Her focus falls on promoting valuable life skills such as confidence, assertiveness, and the development of personal boundaries.
Melaney obtained her Bachelors at California State University, San Bernardino and her Masters in Social Work from Brigham Young University with a concentration in Clinical Practice. She is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Texas (65575). Melaney is also a licensed clinical social worker in the state of California (73896). She currently works in The woodlands, Cypress, and Clearlake Office.
You can contact her at: email@example.com or call her at (806) 680-6787.
Christine Lawler, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Consultant
Christine Lawler contracts with Therapy for Families. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (TX # 201945) and Behavioral Sleep Medicine Practitioner, and also the owner of Baby Sense . She contracts with Therapy for Families. As a therapist, she began realizing that the vast majority of her clients also suffered from disordered sleeping. So, she got additional training in Behavioral Sleep Medicine and made sleep a core component of her therapeutic model. Since 80% of individuals with a mental health diagnosis have underlying sleep issues, she’s seen a major shift in client outcomes after sleep was prioritized and regulated. As a Behavioral Sleep Medicine Practitioner, her role is to assess your sleep patterns and provide researched tools to increase your ability to get the sleep you need and want.
Christine utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy interventions specifically designed and researched for the treatment of Insomnia. According to the APA, “In clinical settings, cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) has a 70-80 percent success rate for helping those who suffer from chronic insomnia. Almost one third of people with insomnia achieve normal sleep and most reduce their symptoms by 50 percent and sleep an extra 45-60 minutes a night.” In addition, she is also the founder of The Peaceful Sleeper and works with babies and their families from birth-3 years to sleep train and gain healthy sleep habits.
Christine graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development and a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.
She works with adults as well as babies. You can contact her at: Christine@christinelawler.com or call or text her at 949-923-0776.
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