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Dr. Anthony Montez, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Family conflicts Grief Depression
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About me

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a PhD in Human Services with a specialization in counseling. My therapeutic style includes the concept that the counselor/client relationship is, in itself, a clinical helping strategy. My clinical style also includes narratives, vignettes, or brief stories designed to help illustrate or illuminate client circumstances in a non-threatening manner. This technique encourages clients to derive parallels to their own circumstances. I work with individuals and couples. Historically, most of my clientele have been adults/couples, followed by adolescents, and then older children. I currently work with adults only.

Most of my therapeutic services involve adult relationship issues. These include adjusting to major life events and various forms of loss including health, divorce, empty nest issues, and intimacy problems. People commonly experience symptoms consistent with depression and anxiety during these life events. Additionally, I work with attention deficit disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, work related stress problems, adjustment issues, and general faith or spiritual issues. However, I am not a Christian based or Faith based therapist.

Like most mental health clinicians, I have an eclectic approach to counseling in that I borrow from several theories of human behavior and development. However, I gravitate to the existential/transpersonal model in that I'm interested in what the person is experiencing today while considering the concept that people are spiritual beings embodied. I incorporate the cognitive behavioral model and, at times, utilize a more psychoanalytic model exploring the person's childhood experiences within a developmental context.

My personal counseling philosophy consists of three fundamental pillars:

1. Human beings are spiritual beings embodied (Existential/Transpersonal Theory).

2. My clientele and I are more alike than different. Things important to me, as a person tend to be important to all people in general. For this reason, a positive counselor/client relationship may function as a therapeutic strategy.

3. The people I serve have the answers they seek before treatment begins. The therapeutic process serves to illuminate paths/options so that answers become more clearly visible.

AVAILABILITY SCHEDULE
I schedule 8 sessions per day, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. I take an hour break from 12:00pm - 1:00pm. This schedule enables me to provide 40 sessions per week, each session lasting 45 minutes.


Professional experience

26yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Family conflicts Grief Depression

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment issues, Blended Family Issues, Communication problems, Divorce and separation, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Jealousy, Life purpose, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Post-traumatic stress

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

TX LPC 14233

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Anthony Montez. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Dr. Montez provides a variety of skills and a comfortable environment that allows a person to discover ways to improve aspects that may be bothering them.

Written on Jul 16, 2024 after therapy with Anthony for 2 years and 8 months on issues concerning anger management, and career difficulties

Open & receptive to my needs

Written on Mar 25, 2024 after therapy with Anthony for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and self esteem

Can't speak highly enough about Dr. Montez! I was incredibly nervous & hesitant to start the process of therapy/counseling, but my only regret is that I didn't start sooner. Dr. Montez has really helped build my confidence & helped to open my eyes to different perspectives I never considered in the past. I always feel at peace after our sessions, and really look forward to it.

Written on Feb 14, 2024 after therapy with Anthony for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Dr. Montez is easy to talk with and gives supportive advice. Even when I’m upset he can make me laugh and that brightens my mood.

Written on Jan 08, 2024 after therapy with Anthony for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, and bipolar disorder

I always feel lighter after our sessions. His calm attitude and demeanor always put me at ease. Thanks Doc!

Written on Jun 29, 2023 after therapy with Anthony for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse

Great listener and personable.

Written on Jun 07, 2023 after therapy with Anthony for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd