All therapists and counselors at North Austin Therapy are independent providers in private practice. Please visit their personal websites for more information about their work or use the contact information provided to schedule an appointment.
Carolyn Mehlomakulu, LMFT-S, ATR-BC
Carolyn works with children, teens, and families to overcome depression, anxiety, and trauma. She provides a safe environment where parents and children can receive support, begin to make changes in their lives, uncover strengths, improve communication, and learn new ways to resolve problems. Carolyn offers play and art therapy approaches as experiential ways for clients to express themselves and build healthy coping.
Carolyn is also available to provide supervision for art therapy and LMFT-associates.
Katie Sammann, LMFT-Associate
Katie helps kids and teens learn how to cope with anxiety, big feelings, and the challenges of growing up. She loves helping her clients process the many changes that come with growing up, along with the stress and intense emotions that can often follow. Katie uses art, games, and humor in her work to help kids express themselves. She is supervised by Carolyn Mehlomakulu, LMFT-S, ATR-BC.
Brendan Owens, LMFT
Claudia Cardenas, PsyD
Austin International Counseling
Dr. Claudia Cárdenas is a bicultural, multilingual clinical psychologist with expertise in behavioral medicine, cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic therapy. Her particular areas of expertise are in working with individuals facing issues related to culture, immigration, trauma, anxiety and/or depression. In addition to providing therapy for adults, Dr. Cardenas also conducts various types of psychological evaluations with both children and adults, including immigration evaluations and ADHD evaluations. Dr. Cárdenas speaks Spanish, English and French.
Angela Sedillo, LPC
Enlighten Counseling and Therapy Services, PLLC
Jessica Gelgand-Valencia, LMFT
Insight Counseling & Therapy Solutions, PLLC
Jessica is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Texas and New Mexico, offering a personable approach to psychotherapy for Couples & Individuals. Her focus is on personal wellness for the individual and the family system. Jessica’s goal is to work on the issues at hand using the most up to date research proven methods. She is passionate about empowering clients to find their voice & gain insight in a supportive & non-judgmental environment. She has successfully worked with relationship issues, severe mental health illnesses, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), grief and loss, self-esteem, self-harm, and many more. Some of the theories that Jessica employs during client focused sessions include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Family Systems, Rogerian Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, and soon Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). All of which have been proven to allow individuals to create healthy thinking skills through the alteration of destructive and negative thinking habits.
Callie Jones, LCSW
“If the hurt comes, so will the happiness”-Rupi Kaur.
Callie is a firm believer in striving for balance. With a background in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Callie emphasizes the importance of feeling your feelings while acknowledging the facts. Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), she will work with you to discover the solution to distorted thinking. Callie specializes in adults dealing with depression and anxiety as well as those struggling with life transitions, addictions, personality disorders, older adult issues and grief and loss.
Kathy Gray, LPC, LMFT, OTA
Kathy’s practice has expanded into the arena of emotional struggles within families, adults, teens, as a LPC and LMFT. Through Kathy’s extensive experience of working with Sensory Processing issues, plus her skills as a Certified EMDR and Certified Imago Relationship therapist, she has developed an effective treatment protocol for working with PTSD, all traumas, eating disorders, Cutting, OCD, PDD, Addictions, and many other diagnoses that have been difficult to treat and master. This work has helped in the repair of the most difficulty couples and family systems, resulting in a healthier way to communicate and while staying connected and safe.
Ashley Harmon, LCSW-S, LCDC-I
Ashley specializes in working with adults who have experienced trauma (including domestic violence and sexual assault/abuse), anxiety, depression, eating disorders, relationship conflict, grief and loss, and working with elite athletes. Her approach is very relational, client centered and strengths based. She believes in empowering her clients to make their own choices and decide how they want their lives to look. Ashley utilizes many approaches including EMDR, CBT, Mindfulness Based, Somatic Experiencing and Narrative Therapy. Therapy can be challenging and emotionally draining but Ashley is there to work along side you as an equal partner/team member.