Attentive Therapist

TEAM

 
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JAZMIN ELIZONDO

M.S., LPC, NCC

Jazmin earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The University of Texas at San Antonio. She specializes in anxiety, depression, couples counseling, career counseling, and eating disorders. She is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and client-centered therapy.

When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, her two children, and her two dogs. 

CRISTAL A. REYNA

LPC, LCDC-Intern, MEd

Cristal is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has worked as a counselor for the last 20 years helping at risk youth, adults, and senior citizens in various areas around Texas. She has organized countless conferences, community presentations, and professional trainings throughout her career.
She is currently the Vice-President of the RGV Adolescent Sexual Health Coalition and a board member for the Hidalgo-Starr County A&M Club. Cristal holds a BA in Psychology from Texas A & M University-College Station and a M.Ed in Counseling of Human Development from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene. She is currently in the doctorate program at Liberty University for Community Care Counseling and Traumatology.

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BETTY J. RAMIREZ

MEd, LPC

Betty earned a Bachelor’s degree of Fine Arts from the University of Texas Pan American and a Master’s in Education specializing in Guidance and Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 8 years of experience in counseling and 12 years in education. She specializes in counseling with children, Christian counseling, anxiety, depression, grief or loss, stress management, anger management, and adolescent counseling. She has worked with clients diagnosed with Depression, ADHD/ADD, Autism, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, and Learning Disabilities. She is currently working on becoming a Registered Play Therapist.

RODRIGO DURAN

MS, LPC

Rodrigo is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. His educational

background consists of Bachelor of science in Psychology and Master of Science in Clinical Psychology concentration-counseling and he is currently pursuing a PhD in Clinical Psychology.  His experience spans 16 years in the mental health field. He has worked with children, teens, adults and geriatric clients in different settings, including outpatient mental health facilities, refugee shelters, and group settings through Batterers Intervention Program for over 5 years, with a focus on domestic abuse and anger management.

"My theoretical orientations and evidenced based therapies of choice are trauma focused, cognitive behavioral, humanist, existential, rational-emotive, dialectic-behavioral, narrative and positive psychology.

I believe in the power of resiliency and compassionate empathic counseling. We are evolving beings in constant change, always learning and evaluating our daily decisions. Reaching our human potential is important to us all, because we know it improves our lives and of those around us. I like to be part of this process in my client's lives, it drives my everyday decisions. I don't like to be judgmental nor like labeling, we are all in a unique path seeking to improve and my role is to be there to help you reach these goals."


In his spare time, he enjoys weightlifting and running. He also likes to play classical guitar and has recently started exploring recorder music. He is interested in most art forms, but truly appreciates sculpting, drawing, cinematography and music.

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KRISTEL ELIZONDO

Office Manager

Kristel has over 5 years of experience in insurance billing, verification, and claim filing. She has extensive knowledge in interpreting and explaining insurance plans as well as extensive experience working in high paced medical environments. Kristel enjoys spending time with her family, her friends and her pets when she is not at work.

"Insurances can be difficult to understand, it can get frustrating; I hope I can help our clients better understand their benefits and ensure they utilize them to receive the services they need." - Kristel Elizondo, Office Manager