Martha Alaniz, Ph.D.

Clinical Therapists

Location Near Therapist: San Antonio, TX
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Behavior ManagementEvaluations
Marriage CounselingDepression
Substance AbuseAnxiety
Forensic

In our private practice, I primarily treat people who are struggling with their relationship. We want to help them learn to communicate more effectively, resolve conflicts and live happier life.

Christina Russell, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Location: 18838 Stone Oak Pkwy Ste 103, San Antonio 78258
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Christian CounselingRelationship Issues
Parenting IssuesAnxiety/Depression
Life TransitionsSingle Adulthood

Christian Counseling for couples provides a safe, non-judgmental space to explore and improve the dynamics of conflict, betrayal, disappointment, despair, confusion and lack of understanding found in struggling relationships.

Nicholas Wilkens, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Location: 500 N Loop 1604 E., Suite 220, San Antonio 78232
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Marital/Couples TherapyFamily Therapy
Anxiety Disorders (Inc. OCD)Depressive Disorders
Psychological TestingAdjustment Disorders

My therapy with couples typically involves ongoing satisfaction assessments. I target the couple's previous successes in their relationship, fondness and admiration of one another (or lack thereof), and their ability to create shared meaning.

Wendy Barnes, MS

Licensed Professional Counselor

Location: 18838 Stone Oak Pkwy STE 103, San Antonio 78258
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Christian CounselingCognitive Behavioral Therapy
DepressionStress / Anxiety
Relationship IssuesTrauma Recovery / PTSD
AngerGrief

We are created for relationships and I desire to help you experience the intimacy you desire. When working with couples, my aim is to address healing and growth in each member while educating and fostering healthy communication.

Hill Country Counseling Associates, PLLC

Licensed Counselors

Location Near Therapist: San Antonio, TX
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Child/AdolescentRelationship/Marital
Adjustment/Transition ProblemsDepression/Anxiety
Divorce Recovery/Blended FamilyAbuse/Trauma
Mood Disorders (i.e., Bipolar)Codependency/Boundary Issues

Marital therapy is solution-focused, targeting the main issues while helping clients understand and accommodate each other. Counselors don't take sides because it is not productive. Couples are respectfully challenged and held accountable for behavior modification.

Becky Davenport, Ph.D., LMFT-S

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 500 N Loop 1604 E., Suite 220, San Antonio 78232
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Couples TherapyPlay Therapy
Family Therapyinfidelity
Child Behavior ProblemsDepression And Anxiety
Divorce PreventionDivorce Adjustment

We need loving relationships like we need the air that we breathe. However, these relationships sometimes cause disappointment, hurt, and frustration. I work with couples to connect in a deep and meaningful way, communicate effectively, and build a lasting relationship.

Mina O'Connell, MA, MS, PLLC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 18838 Stone Oak Parkway, Suite 103, San Antonio 78258
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MarriageIndividual
FamilyChild
Eating DisordersAnxiety

Marital therapy is shown to enhance relationships, emotional and physical health, work, and community involvement. I am trained in a family systems perspective which looks at family patterns, personality, communication, and life goals for a healthy, happy relationship.

Ross Thompson, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 4230 Gardendale Ste 502, San Antonio 78229
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NeurofeedbackAnxiety/Stress
Marital/Couples TherapyAdjustment Disorders
Grief and LossDivorce/Separation
DepressionCodependency

I provide a collaborative approach in helping you explore the issues that are occurring in your marriage and then finding resolutions that both of you co-create and will provide continued growth throughout the marriage for continued problem resolutions.

Erin Ross, Ph.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 500 N Loop 1604 E, Suite 220 , San Antonio 78232
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Relational CommunicationSex Therapy
DepressionSelf-Care And Empowerment
Chronic Pain And WellnessAddiction
InfertilityMarriage And Family

There are two things I strongly believe: 1. life is what our relationships make of it, and 2. relationships are always a lot of work, especially healthy ones. This means that there is always work to be done and things to be learned from our relational systems.

Lavelda Naylor, MA, LMFTA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate

Location: 4230 Gardendale Suite 502, San Antonio 78229
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Depressed MoodAnxiety
Relationship DistressGifted Adults
LGTBQ IssuesGender Issues

Couples, Families and Relationships looking to improve communication, feel closer to each other, reduce conflict, and build trust can reach me at 210-460-0442. Not only will you learn to use well-researched relationship tools, you can learn to accept each other better.


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City of San Antonio
Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors

Counseling San Antonio Texas

Therapist Central Loop, Midtown, Southtown, Uptown Broadway, North Central, Riverwalk

San Antonio, Texas's second-largest city is also America's seventh largest city in terms of population. More than 20 million visitors come to San Antonio each year because of the huge variety of attractions that the city has to offer. The city is renowned for the beauty of its River Walk, a charming maze of walkways along the San Antonio River. San Antonio is also home to the Alamo fortress, the Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme parks, and the Marion Koogler McNay Museum of Modern Art.1 Because there are many large companies in San Antonio looking for young talent, many recent graduates and young couples are attracted to the city.

Marriage and Couples Mental Health in San Antonio

San Antonio couples who have children can participate in free parenting classes offered by the YMCA of Greater San Antonio. The program, entitled Precious Minds New Connections, helps forge healthy bonds between parents and their children. Each class is 9-10 weeks long and provides parents with resources for effective behavior management and strategies to enhance family functioning. Classes are offered in English and Spanish, and free meals and childcare are provided. For additional details about the program, pleasecall 210-534-9622.2

San Antonio Youth is a non-profit organization providing many educational, recreational, and employment support services to the at-risk youth of the city. The organization takes a strengths-based approach to helping children stay in school and obtain employment. In a safe, fun, and positive environment, children develop the character, strengths, knowledge, and skills to achieve their potential and escape the cycle of poverty that afflicts a large number of their families. Call San Antonio Youth at 210-223-3131 for additional information.3

Family Services and Assistance Programs

The Family Service Association of San Antonio has been providing families with resources to improve mental health for over 100 years. With many state-funded and grant-funded programs that target the needs of children, adolescents, and adults, the association helps build strong families that can withstand the stresses of mental illness and substance abuse. Individual, couples, and family counseling services are available, many of which are free of charge for clients who qualify. Educational and outreach programs on anger management, grief support, and domestic violence are also offered. Further information about the Family Service Association is available by calling 210-299-2400.4


References

1. McNay Art Museum. (2014). Home - McNay Art Museum. Retrieved from http://www.mcnayart.org/
2. YMCA of Greater San Antonio. (2014). Precious Minds New Connections. Retrieved from http://www.ymcasatx.org/pmnc
3. San Antonio Youth. (2014). Our Story. Retrieved from http://sanantonioyouth.org/our-story/
4. Family Service Association. (2013). Services. Retrieved from http://www.family-service.org/services_counseling.htm