Whatever is happening in your life that has prompted you to reach out, you courageously took the first step! Thank you for being here on my profile. Counseling is a great passion of mine, and I love working collaboratively with people on their journey to identify the source of distress, practice positive coping skills, and make goals to facilitate positive steps towards change.
I earned my master’s degree in counseling from the University of Houston - Clear Lake. I have 7 years of experience as a counselor, working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples. In counseling, I use techniques from cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and solution focused therapy (SFT). CBT helps people identify negative automatic thoughts and then further helps people challenge those negative thoughts. SFT is a lot like what it sounds - searching for solutions instead of focusing on the problems. Both of these approaches are very client-centered with the belief that you have the power to be a force in your change. I find it helpful to use concrete tools for you to apply to your current situation and any situation that may occur in the future.
I look forward to partnering with you where you are through where you are going.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Family conflicts
- Parenting issues
- Coping with life changes
Addictions , Relationship issues , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Eating disorders , Anger management , Self esteem , Depression , Compassion fatigue Read more...
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LPC #75731 (Expires: 2022-02-28)
Jessica has been great, I appreciate her advice and support.
I’m only a week in and I’m already feeling heard, helped, and very impressed overall. So glad I came here.
Jessica Casteel is one of those special people that actually listen to you and what you are saying. She gives me time to get my thoughts out completely and I feel that with her I am more at ease. I never feel rushed to get an idea out which makes her incredibly easy to talk to. Jessica has a real talent of displaying complete professionalism and giving off a friendly vibe. This being my first taste of therapy at 40 years old, I was super excited for it but obviously a touch nervous. Jessica put me right at ease as she knew exactly what she is talking about and dove right in with me with confidence and friendliness. I couldn't recommend her enough...as a matter of fact, I have already referred her to one of my friend.