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Joni Rodriguez, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBTQ+ Relationships Depression
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About me

Hello, and thanks for visiting my profile! My top specialties as a clinician include PTSD and Trauma, Addiction (both chemical and behavioral), along with Depression and other mood disorders. My therapeutic approaches involve pulling from many counseling techniques to find an approach that best fits the individual client. Some of those techniques include Cognitive Behavioral, Person Centered, Reality, and Narrative type therapies. I use an informed consent model, as knowledge equals empowerment.

A little about me - Counseling was something I had always wanted to do, but I didn't pursue it until later in life. Years ago, I lost a spouse to suicide, and the grief was consuming. Once I was able to see more clearly, I enrolled in a Master of Counseling program in hopes of being able to ease the grief of others in similar situations. I did get my degree and My LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) license, and also accumulated significant life experience which, in short, has helped me become the therapist I want to be. For example, I am a recovering addict, going on fourteen years' clean time, and am active in twelve step recovery. Also, I speak Conversational Spanish, and am also a member of the LGBTQIA community .

Before making my decision to become a remote-based therapist, I accumulated significant on-site work experience. Some of that includes working with domestic violence survivors, addiction (men's and women's, both out patient and residential), plus children's residential, and crisis stabilization. In addition, I am part owner of an online suicide prevention group. I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

15yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBTQ+ Relationships Depression

Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Body image, Caregiver issues and stress, Chronic pain illness and disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Dissociation, Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and shame, HIV / AIDS, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Midlife crisis, Mood disorders , Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexuality, Social anxiety and phobia, Trichotillomania, Women's issues, Workplace issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

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License information

TX LPC 63758

Reviews

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I have just started my treatment with Joni but she's been absolutely incredible so far. While being very gentle and friendly, she is supportive but also a great source of information and skills to help aid me with my issues. This is the first time I have actually enjoyed working with a therapist and truly feel like she will be able to help me with my issues and help me become a happier person because of it.

Written on Jun 27, 2024 after therapy with Joni for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

She is absolutely wonderful and very easy to talk to.

Written on Jun 25, 2024 after therapy with Joni for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Joni is attentive to my concerns and at the end of our sessions I always feel a huge weight has been lifted off my shoulders.

Written on Jun 24, 2024 after therapy with Joni for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Joni is a great therapist. She makes me feel comfortable, heard and respected. She helps me work through my issues and address challenges.

Written on Jun 19, 2024 after therapy with Joni for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Joni is a great therapist. She’s positive, understanding, sympathetic and empathetic, supportive and gentle in her pushing me to keep moving forward in this new, often scary chapter of my life.

Written on Jun 10, 2024 after therapy with Joni for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

The best support as always

Written on May 06, 2024 after therapy with Joni for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief