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-BCCarolyn Mehlomakulu, LMFT-S, ATR-BC (she/her)

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.

Brendan Owens, LMFT (he/him)

Claudia Cardenas Austin International CounselingClaudia Cardenas, PsyD (she/her)
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 (she/her)
Enlighten Counseling and Therapy Services, PLLC

Jessica Gelgand-Valencia, LMFT (she/her)
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 headshotCallie Kleer, LCSW (she/her)

“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.

therapist Carrie OhlCarrie Ohl, LCSW (she/her)

Carrie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 10 years of experience in both school and mental health settings. She has a passion for working with children and adolescents and building safe and trusting relationships. She believes that a strong therapeutic alliance is the catalyst for client change and resilience. While her specialty is working with kids, adolescents and young adults, she enjoys working with all ages and needs. She uses a strength-based and collaborative approach, incorporating various techniques from theories and research based approaches including Psychodynamic Theory, Attachment and Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma informed Care, Art Therapy, play therapy, mindfulness, and Solution-Focused Therapy.

If you are having difficulty choosing a therapist, would like more assistance, or have any questions about North Austin Therapy, please contact Carolyn Mehlomakulu at I’ll be happy to recommend one of our great therapists for you!