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Amanda Cavazos, MA, LPC Associate

amanda@counselingfutures.com

713-678-0403 ext. 7

 

Amanda Cavazos completed her Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Psychology from the University of Houston – Clear Lake. She loves to learn and is continuing her studies in a graduate certificate program in Play Therapy at Sam Houston State University that will be completed in the Spring of 2021. Amanda has worked with at-risk families and youth in different capacities for over 10 years. In the past several years she has worked with at-risk youth in the public school setting across all grade levels.

Amanda has a passion for working with families and youth in crisis. She utilizes strength-based counseling to empower clients to discover solutions that will work for their unique situations. She believes in meeting clients where they are in their processes of self-discovery. She strives to provide a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their struggles, strengths, and quirks. Her goal is to help clients identify dysfunctional behaviors that have contributed to the conflict in their lives and facilitate the unlearning process involved in healing. Amanda is the mother of four children and considers herself lucky to guide each of her children on their respective personal journeys.

Treatment Areas

Coping Skills, Family Conflict, Stress, Depression, Codependency, Self Esteem, Women’s Issues, Child and Adolescents, Parenting, Relationship Issues, School Issues, ADHD

Treatment Modalities

Strength-Based, Play Therapy, Attachment-Based, Adlerian, Family Systems, Mindfulness-Based, Reality Therapy, Solution-Focused, Sandtray, Expressive Arts, Culturally Sensitive, Person/Child-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral, Narrative Therapy

Personal Statement

I believe as human beings we strive for acceptance, love, and belonging. When we do not feel accepted, we feel judgment and insecurity. When we do not feel love and belonging, we feel lonely and unworthy, which are the sources of anxiety, depression, and unhappiness. I believe in the power of change and its ability to improve relationships and quality of life. I believe in each client’s resilience and am here to provide a sounding board where my clients are understood, regardless of their age. Struggles exist throughout a person’s lifespan, and I come alongside my clients as they seek to find peace through their own personal journey.

Supervised by Erin Provost, MA, LPC-S

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