Mackenzie Balderaz

(MA, LMFT, EMDR, Trained)

About Me

I am a marriage and family therapist licensed in Texas with over 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a variety of concerns, but usually focusing on trauma and past experiences. Although the presenting concern might be anxiety and depression, I believe that anxiety is related to the future, and depression is about the past. If you tackle either the past or the future, the concerns subside. The majority of my profession has been working with adolescents and families.

My counseling style is based on my belief that while you are the expert of your life, everyone needs some support sometimes. There is always an explanation that might alleviate a lot of the stress you might be experiencing. Our dialogue will be focused on your goals for yourself, with a gentle nudge when you maybe are not working to achieve the goals we have set.

Therapy is still so stigmatized, so it is a truly wonderful thing that you have reached out to take care of your overall health! I would love to walk beside you as you embark on that journey.

I look forward to working with you!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Compassion fatigue

I also have experience in Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes

Years of Experience: 5

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LMFT #202321 (Expires: 2020-01-31)


Reviews

Written by C.H. on Jul 11, 2019 after counseling with Mackenzie for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, and self esteem

Mackenzie is very good!

Written by J.O. on Jul 01, 2019 after counseling with Mackenzie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and coping with life changes

She’s awesome! Ever since the beginning, she has just been so positive and understanding. She makes me feel not alone and actually helps to keep me calm.

Written by T.A. on Jun 23, 2019 after counseling with Mackenzie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

I feel like I was paired very well. I feel very comfortable and open. The conversation is easy and I don’t feel judged. I like the fact that we chat so frequently and I don’t feel like I’m bothering her.