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 Art Therapy for children, teens, and adults in Austin, TX

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 child therapistKatie Sammann, LMFT-Associate 

Katie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate who helps children and adolescents to grow into resilient and confident adults.  She specializes in helping kids work through anxiety and depression.  She is supervised by Carolyn Mehlomakulu, LMFT-S ATR-BC.

Kelli Foulkrod, RYT, Licensed Psychological AssociateKelli Foulkrod Postpartum counseling for new moms in Austin, TX
Tranquility Counseling Center

Kelli combines yoga and psychology for a mind-body approach and specializes in perinatal mental health. She supports new moms and their families, adolescents and young adults. She works with individuals, couples, groups, and offers yoga for mental health workshops.

Brendan Owens, LMFT

Claudia Cardenas Austin International CounselingClaudia 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

 Nanette Fodell LCDC AustinNanette Fodell, LCDC

Nanette works with folks – individuals, couples and families – who struggle with addiction, either personally or in a “family” system. Nanette’s practice is informed by her own experience with addiction as well as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), an approach that combines Western psychology and Eastern philosophy  to help clients find a balance of acceptance and action as they navigate life.

Nanette also leads an Intensive Outpatient Program for Chemical Dependency at Northwest Counseling and Wellness Center.

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.

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!