Paola Garcia

(M.S., LMFT)

About Me

Hi I'm Paola. I'm an English and Spanish speaking Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist from Dallas, TX, where I grew up. I received my Master of Science in Psychology with a certification in Psychological services for Spanish Speaking Populations at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. I have experience working with survivors of sexual abuse, children of divorce/separation, reunification counseling, women's issues, LGBTQ individuals, substance use/abuse concerns.

I work from a solution-focused approach from which I was trained in but I also incorporate a lot mindfullness-based, client-centered and existential approaches. I hope to provide every client that I meet with an open, inviting and calming space to explore and reflect within themselves how they would like to grow, release, expand, and share their experiences with me. I will tailor your shared experiences and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

I look forward to working alongside with you on your continuing journey through a reflection of self, awareness and inspired change.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Grief , Anger management , Self esteem , Coping with life changes , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Domestic Violence , Emptiness , Immigration Issues , Isolation/Loneliness , Life Purpose , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Languages

English

Spanish


Licensing

LMFT #203195 (Expires: 2021-12-31)


Reviews

Written by I.S. on Jul 21, 2021 after counseling with Paola for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Paola is the best. She keeps it real and offers great insight. She’s very approachable and easy to talk to.

Written by J.A. on Jan 08, 2021 after counseling with Paola for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Hi Paola, I just wanted to say thank you for listening to my problems and thought processes. It’s been a short amount of time but I think I’ll be taking a break from BetterHelp for right now. It’s nice to have an unbiased person to listen and speak with.

Written by A.N. on Jan 02, 2021 after counseling with Paola for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Paola is very helpful at validating what I’m feeling and also helping me look forward towards the changes I crave and need. I’m very grateful to have found Paola.

Written by S.A. on Dec 18, 2020 after counseling with Paola for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, and coaching

Paola is great to talk to and allows you to have a safe space! She makes counseling easy and I’ve enjoyed her charisma and positivity.

Written by L.E. on Nov 30, 2020 after counseling with Paola for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd

She has been very understanding and helpful.