Hello, I am Cierra Batiste, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Texas. I am also a National Certified Counselor with over 6 years of counseling experience. I attended undergraduate and graduate school in Tennessee where I also received most of my early experience in counseling. I currently reside in Dallas, TX where I do most of my practice. My background is mostly in trauma, depression, substance abuse and troubled youth. I'm currently a doctoral student under the CES program at Capella University. I am also working on my supervision license to gain additional experiences in the counseling field. I currently work in private practice part time and a current director at a behavioral hospital. My treatment approach is person-centered along with cognitive behavioral therapy. My goal is to help individuals that have went through life challenges that have impeded healthy living. With a collaborative effort, we are able to create positive results.
Regularly I seek out outdoor activities on the weekend. I also have a love for restaurants and experiencing new cultures.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Personality Disorders, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling)
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
AZ LPC LPC-21778
TX LPC 71068
Dr. Batiste is such a good person. Instantly i felt comfortable and i feel like she gets me and is very knowledgeable.
Written on Mar 14, 2023 after therapy with Cierra for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem
Dr. Batiste is a great therapist that challenges you to look at yourself and your beliefs differently. She's supportive and helps you navigate life's challenges with a humor and grace.
Written on Feb 06, 2023 after therapy with Cierra for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and coaching
Very open and considerate. Insightful and fun to talk with .
Written on Sep 06, 2022 after therapy with Cierra for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and self esteem
Cierra is a great counselor! She understands and listens very well. She also offers suggestions that you can go back and easily implement.
Written on Aug 07, 2018 after therapy with Cierra for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, family, intimacy-related, eating, sleeping, self esteem, anger, career, and bipolar