Chris Stravitsch, D.Min., MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S

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At Rejoice Counseling we believe everyone can experience a fullness of joy. Yet, so many people are weighed down with the struggles of life--they feel broken, bound to the past, or fear the break down of relationships. If this is you then we want to journey with you to joy. 
Dr. Chris Stravitsch, DMin, MA, LPC-S, LMFT-S, is the President and Founder of Rejoice Counseling Apostolate. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor & Supervisor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist & Supervisor, and earned a Doctor of Ministry from The Catholic University of America in Washington DC. He earned a dual degree in Pastoral Counseling from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, which consisted of a M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy (2006) and M.A. in Pastoral Ministry (2007). While studying at Texas A&M University he earned a B.A. in Psychology (2003). He holds membership in the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the Catholic Psychotherapy Association.
Dr. Chris oversees the counseling services that Rejoice Counseling Apostolate provides to churches and the general public throughout the Greater Houston area. He offers pastoral counseling services onsite at multiple churches, along with the other professional counselors and marriage and family therapists from Rejoice. Their goal is to journey with you to joy!
Dr. Chris and the counselors at Rejoice can address nearly any topic you need to bring to counseling as an individual, couple, or family.
Topics might include anger and anger management, addictions, grief and bereavement, healing from abuse, post traumatic stress disorder, pornography and sexual addiction, ADHD, anxiety, substance abuse, coping skills, depression, forgiveness, self-esteem and self-worth, stress management, chronic pain, spiritual growth, sibling rivalry, marital healing, relationship distress, marriage enrichment, divorce and separation, and more. Let us know if you have questions about our ability to help you in your specific situation.
We provide services to children, adolescents, teens, young adults, adults, and the elderly.
Aside from counseling, Dr. Chris serves as the Cofounder for the St. John Paul II Foundation, a national apostolate dedicated to proclaiming the Good News about life and family. He is as an adjunct faculty member of the Institute for Priestly Formation in Omaha, Nebraska, where he at times teaches in the Spiritual Formation for Diocesan Seminarians summer program. From 2006-2014 he served on the Formation Faculty of Assumption Seminary in San Antonio, where he was Director of Collegians, a Formation Advisor, and facilitated seminarian formation groups on the virtues, prayer, and human sexuality.

Dr. Chris has presented and published work on the topics of marriage, family, and spirituality. His articles have been featured in Lay Witness, Homiletic and Pastoral Review, New Oxford Review, Saint Austin Review, Life News, Life Site News, the USCCB’s marriage apostolate website For Your Marriage, The Cord: A Franciscan Spiritual Review, Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly, Truth and Charity Forum, Chicago Studies, diocesan newspapers, and more.
Give Rejoice Counseling a call to learn more about our outstanding, joyful, professional counselors and marriage and family therapists. We are here to serve you, your family, and your loved ones! Together let us journey to joy. 
Call: (844) 295-3167

Chris Stravitsch Reaches

Houston TX