Renee Goughler

(LPC)
Therapist Renee Goughler Photo

About Me

Hello! Thank you for your interest in allowing me to assist you! I am grateful for this opportunity to be of service. I was licensed to practice as an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) in April, 2017 for the state of Oklahoma, and have been practicing for 6 years with a community mental health agency in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I decided to take a break from community mental health and have been working with BetterHelp full time since March, 2021.

The majority of my clients have been children who are in the foster care system. But, child clients were also seen in schools, in their homes, and other places in the community. I have had adults on my case load who require assistance in managing mental health difficulties, so my client base has been varied. My experience is mostly in the areas of trauma, PTSD, complex PTSD, anxiety, depression, ADHD, ODD, Autism, grief, loss, abuse and neglect.

While familiar with most all therapy modalities, my preferred ones are:
* Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
* Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
* Play Therapy modalities, including but not limited to Theraplay techniques, Play Therapy techniques, Sand Tray techniques, Art Therapy and Music Therapy
* Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
* Trauma based therapies, ie., TFCBT, Theraplay, Play Therapy, Sand Tray, Art, Music, etc.
** I am in the process of obtaining my Registered Play Therapist and Infant Mental Health certifications and endorsement for both modalities.

My sessions usually begin from an attachment based theory. Many of my clients experience in different aspects of their life due to disrupted attachments in early childhood., so helping them to understand that attachment is at the root of many of the difficulties they are facing, often brings the relief they seek. My role as your therapist will be to guide, not dictate, and to help you discover the changes you feel are necessary for your own progress.

Thank you again and I look forward to working with you on your journey to healing.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Self esteem , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Attachment Issues , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Blended Family Issues , Body Image , Co-morbidity , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 5

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #6443 (Expires: 2022-06-29)


Reviews

Written by E.M. on Jan 18, 2022 after therapy with Renee for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

I have have many therapists in my lifetime and Mrs. Renee connects with me unlike any other therapist. I feel seen, hear and safe. Highly, highly, highly recommended!!!

Written by S.T. on Jan 13, 2022 after therapy with Renee for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

I love my chats with Renee. She always has a great perspective and seems genuinely interested in my life and issues.

Written by D.E. on Nov 03, 2021 after therapy with Renee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, and self esteem

I love Renee, she is so easy to talk to and understands and helps me with every issue I have. I can't recommend her highly enough. I'm extremely comfortable with her and very glad she was assigned to me.

Written by C.A. on Oct 21, 2021 after therapy with Renee for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Renee is a great listener and gives advice that is relevant to the conversation that we are having. She is a great counselor

Written by K.A. on Oct 16, 2021 after therapy with Renee for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, and adhd

I was skeptical about "online" therapy at first, but quickly changed my opinion. No matter whether I am working with Renee on a phone call or via a video chat, it doesn't diminish her effectiveness. I think that speaks volumes for her as a therapist. She doesn't just hear what I am saying but understands what I am saying. She asks great questions, but doesn't assume. I feel safe with her and trust her completely. Nothing she says seems or feels rehearsed, it is all from the heart and with good intentions. I feel blessed to have her helping me. Thanks Renee.

Written by C.A. on Aug 31, 2021 after therapy with Renee for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

She’s great!

Written by D.A. on May 22, 2021 after therapy with Renee for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Renee is a great therapist. She took on a complicated client when working with me. She helped me work through some difficult things and remained a constant support for me while working with her. I definitely recommend her if you are considering therapy.

Written by B.R. on May 09, 2021 after therapy with Renee for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, and self esteem

Renee is such a great listener and always makes me feel like my concerns are valid. I highly recommend her.

Written by K.E. on Jan 21, 2021 after therapy with Renee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, and adhd

Renee has already been very helpful, even though we have just started our sessions together. I fee at ease speaking and sharing with her. She has a way of making me feel comfortable sharing, even the things I don't like admitting to people. I love that I can message her between sessions if I have something I forgot to share or want to get off my chest. I also love that we can video chat because I've struggled in the past to get out of bed or out of the house and end up canceling appointments with doctors and therapists. I will not have this issue this time and am looking forward to my journey with her.

Written by H.A. on Dec 23, 2020 after therapy with Renee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Renee is very understanding and caring she listens detailed to my needs and tries to go beyond her needs to help me with my situation and encourages me to keep on looking at life in a positive way.