Experienced Marriage Counselors in Amarillo, TX

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Virginia Monk, M.Ed., LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Supervisor
Phone & Email:  Contact Virginia

4211 I-40 West Ste 203, Amarillo, TX 79106


We offer group marital intensive counseling for couples who may not be responding to traditional therapy. Please see more information at thehideawayexperience.com

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Marriage & Family
  • Marital Intensives/Crisis
  • Anger & Abuse Concerns
  • Spiritual Issues/Growth
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Addictions

Denise Pounds, MEd, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor
Phone & Email:  Contact Denise

7420 Golden Pond Pl Suite 300, Amarillo, TX 79121


Marriage can be one of life's greatest joys or greatest challenges. I want to help you learn to accept and appreciate your differences and identifiy your stregnths, using an empirically based approach.

  • Some of My Specialties:
    Individual
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Grief or Loss
  • Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Parenting Issues
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City of Amarillo
Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

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The performing arts are an important part of the cultural landscape here. The Amarillo Opera was started in 1988 and is well known for its community outreach programs.1 Free workshops are offered for ages 5-18 where students can learn about music, dance, visual arts, poetry and manners. Since 1924 the Amarillo Symphony has been making beautiful music for the community. The group is comprised of 85 talented musicians. To make music accessible to everyone, tickets are very reasonably priced. Youth throughout the panhandle participate in the Youth Choir. Choirs have travelled extensively to perform during their 18 year history. Dance is also represented in the town. The Amarillo Ballet owns their practice facility where classes are offered to the community. There are several museums in the area. Some of them are the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Amarillo Museum of Art and Kwahadi Kiva Indian Museum. Classes and education events are available at all of these sites.

Marriage and Couples Mental Health in Amarillo

Marriage and family support groups can be a fantastic resource for couples looking to learn and grow together. Trinity Fellowship of Amarillo hosts support groups, workshops, and educational opportunities for families and couples at its three Amarillo Centers. Groups focus on topics like marriage enrichment, spousal communication, parenting, and more. There are groups for couples to attend together, and those that are aimed at just wives or just husbands looking to attend individually to improve their marriages. For more information about Trinity Fellowship support groups and workshops, call (806) 355-8955 (Hollywood Road campus), (806) 383-9651 (North Amarillo Campus), or (806) 342)-4673 (East Amarillo Campus).

Buckner Family Place in Amarillo provides families with single parents the support and security of affordable housing, parenting classes, job training, and financial education and much more3. Being a single parent can be a challenging—parents must balance being present for their children now, while still planning for a bright future. Over one third of America’s children grow up in a single-parent household and this can provide additional stress to these kids affecting their emotional well being4. Buckner Family Place can make it possible for single parents to meet their educational goals while still providing their children with a stable home.

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas, located in Amarillo, provides civil services for low-income families struggling with legal difficulties involving housing, education, employment, marriage, family, or personal issues5. No matter what the issue that brings you to the need of legal services one's stress and anxiety levels can be high. Legal Aid also hosts special events and workshops on pertinent issues like changes in child support laws, as well as general intake clinics at Polk Street Methodist Church and Wesley Community Center. They also offer a pro se divorce clinic for uncontested separations with no minor children or divided property.


References

1. Amarillo Opera. (2014). About Us. Retrieved from http://www.amarilloopera.org/?page_id=18.
2. Trinity Fellowship. (2014). Groups. Retrieved from http://tfc.org/groups.
3. Buckner. (2014). Amarillo. Retrieved from http://www.buckner.org/our-work/amarillo/.
4. Kids Count Data Center. (2014). Children in Single Parent Families. Retrieved from http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/tables/106-children-in-single#detailed/1/any/false/868,867,133,38,35/any/429,430.
5. Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas. (2014). Office: Amarillo. Retrieved from http://www.lanwt.org/clinic-office-res.asp?VAR_OFFICE=Amarillo&Submit=Submit.

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