My name is Alfonso Tejada, I am License Professional Counselor Associate (LPC Associate) Bilingual, I specialize in conducting interventions from a comprehensive perspective with cognitive-behavioral, systematic and client-centered orientation techniques. With the search and solution focused elements that seek to initially establish that the client sees the power of their potential. I am a motivator and I firmly believe in the possibility of finding different ways of understanding problems and situations. I have worked in intervention in crisis, depression, anxiety, couples, adults and family.
In my experience I have seen how the therapeutic process has allowed clients to acquire coping skills for the construction of a new perspective.
My experience in the clinical area has been developed over time within the school and corporate environment. Currently I work as a counselor in a middle and high school. I have been trained with NAMI (National Alliance for Mental illness) and also work as a therapist in a mental health hospital with different units such as teenagers, high level of care (psychosis), adults and Life coach group which include diverse populations.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
I have a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from LAMAR University , Bachelor’s Degree in Science of psychology from Colombia at INCCA university, certification of Life coaching, training in Family to Family with NAMI (National Mental Illness) following the American Mental Health Counselors Association Code of Ethics. (AMHCA)..
ON A PERSONAL NOTE
I firmly believe that each individual has the potential to rise above difficulties and find multiples ways to embrace the therapeutic process of healing. I am very committed to be a vessel to reach out to the all I come in contact with and find the best services to meet your needs.
WHAT IS A LPC-ASSOCIATE?
*An LPC-Associate is a temporarily licensed professional counselor. LPC Interns hold a Master's degree in counseling or related field, have undergone a 500+ hour practicum, and have successfully passed the National Counselor Exam (NCE). In the state of Texas, Interns must complete 3,000 hours of additional supervised counseling experience before they can receive full licensure and practice independently with out a supervisor.