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 Clinical Team

Shey Reichenau, LPC has a passion for working with clients of all ages and has experience with children, adolescents, and adults. Shey specializes in working with children. As a part of Shey's graduate training, she has had experience in several clinical settings including, an out-patient clinic, an in-patient behavioral health hospital, and a long-term residential treatment center. She uses a strengths-based and client-centered approach to help her clients achieve their goals. She has experience with a variety of concerns/issues including: social skills training, self-esteem/body image issues, anxiety, mood disorders, and behavioral issues. Shey has a desire to see her clients strive for the future that they envision for themselves and the passion for helping them on their way.

 

Jean Noble, LPC, NCC enjoys working with individuals, couples, pre-marriage couples and older teens.  Her counseling approaches are cognitive behavioral therapy, strength-based therapy and reality therapy.   Her experience includes working with those that have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, stress, relationship issues, self-esteem and season of life concerns.  She strongly believes that those who are hurting need a safe, caring and encouraging environment to heal and she desires to make that belief a reality in the lives of those she is privileged counsel.

 

 

Dena Willeford, LPC, graduated with a Master of Arts in Counseling from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2007. She also holds a B.B.A. in Marketing from Texas A&M University. She taught high school for six years and is a Texas Certified School Counselor. Throughout her graduate studies, she worked alongside school counselors at the high school she taught at in Stone Oak. In 2008, she started working at a church in a Christian counseling setting. 

Dena works to create a collaborative therapeutic bond with her clients through rapport, acceptance, listening, and communication. She can also work with clients looking to incorporate their Christian faith into their counseling journey. Dena uses a variety of therapeutic techniques to best fit her client’s needs. Her experience includes working with children and teens in a group setting whose parents are separated, going through a divorce, or been divorced for many years.  She has worked with teens and adults individually to help them in their healing from anxiety, depression, grief/loss, abuse, PTSD, mental health issues, school issues and family issues. Dena has knowledge in working with adults in a group setting for depression/anxiety, mental health struggles, and healing from unhealthy relationships in their past. She has also run support groups for family members who are caring for someone living with mental health issues. Dena also supervised lay people, who provided biblically based individual counseling, at the church she worked at. She considers it a blessing to partner with you throughout your healing process.

 

Alicia Acosta, LPC, LCDC graduated with her Masters of Arts in Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2013. Alicia is experienced in treating mental health and substance use disorders, trauma, and grief and loss. She implements several therapeutic techniques including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), & Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT). Alicia enjoys leading groups that focus on grief and loss, life skills, relapse prevention, & MRT. Her clinical approach is to work collaboratively with her clients by empowering them to reach their treatment goals.

 

Anastacia Granado, LPC graduated from University of the Incarnate Word with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and from St. Mary’s University with a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She believes that every person is engrained with the need for connection. Through this belief Anastacia works with her clients to help them understand their own personal needs and the needs of their loved ones. Her goal is to help every person find strength from within and develop the knowledge needed to overcome their stressors and heal their traumas. We are not alone in our experiences, and sometimes need a third party to help us reach our full potential. 

Anastacia’s specialties are working with children, adolescents, young adults, parents, families, and couples. Anastacia has spent three years working in a private school setting where she has become very accustomed to the needs of children ranging from 6 to 14 years of age, including helping parents overcome life’s challenges when raising children. She is very passionate about helping others and is experienced in working with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, social issues, family challenges, motivational setbacks, self-esteem issues, and any individual wanting to improve their emotional life in the healthiest way possible. She practices from an innovative perspective utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused, and Attachment-based therapy skills.

 

Elizabeth Vargas, LPC-Associate (License #84014) is under supervision from LPC-Supervisor Kate Halenski, PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S. In addition to working on completing her LPC internship, Beth is also working towards earning her Registered Play Therapist certificate. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision at St. Mary’s University. She is a certified Early Childhood through grade 4 elementary educator and is a Texas Certified School Counselor and has more than 10 years of experience working with children. Her experience extends to working with teens, adults as well as helping the family unit. She enjoys working with all age ranges.  

Beth utilizes an Integrative Theoretical Approach emphasizing Adlerian Therapy, Relational Cultural Therapy (RCT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Play Therapy, and Internal Family Systems. Her experience includes areas such as: behavioral issues, school concerns, divorce, grief, social disorders, depression, self-harm, anxiety, and self-esteem. Beth believes in the strength that each individual has within and provides a safe environment for each individual to be challenged to empower themselves during their counseling journey.

 
 

Emily Williams, LPC-Associate (License #86649) supervised by Grady Yarbrough Jr. LPC, LPCS. Emily graduated with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University after earning her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Liberty University. In addition, an Associates of Arts in Biblical Studies from the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago with an emphasis on Global Missions.  She is also a certified life coach. For seven years, prior to joining Forever Hope Counseling & Educational Services, Emily served at Any Woman Can (AWC), a non-profit Christian organization with multiple locations throughout San Antonio, that provides a safe environment where individuals facing crisis are empowered to make informed decisions on unplanned pregnancy, sexual health, and receive quality counseling. She has a passion to help clients from all ages grow and find healing in every season no matter how difficult.

Emily is a keen listener and strives to create a safe environment where clients can explore complex issues, develop coping skills, healing, and growth while discovering their individual uniqueness, true potential, and ultimately achieve their treatment goals. Her experience includes working with children, adolescents, teens, and young to midlife adults. Her person-centered holistic approach allows her to uniquely utilize modern psychotherapy modalities such as Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Play Therapy, and Narrative therapy individually suited based on client’s needs. Her experience includes areas such as: anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, behavioral issues, emotional regulation, divorce, grief, identity issues, self-esteem and self-harm. Emily strongly believes in helping people get to the root of their problem(s) will provide freedom and courage to live whole and authentic going forward.

 

Amber McCaleb, LPC-Associate (License # 86987) is under supervision from LPC-Supervisor Diana Hunt, MS, LPC-S. Amber graduated from Schreiner University with a Bachelor degree in Psychology and completed her Master of Science degree at Our Lady of the Lake University with a concentration in Counseling Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy.  She has experience working with clients of all ages and a passion for working with children and adolescents.  As a part of her clinical training Amber gained experience working at a clinic specializing with children working through abuse and trauma and in an out-patient community counseling center. In addition to her clinical work, Amber has experience in the school setting working with children experiencing behavioral issues and those facing difficulties on the autism spectrum.  She works with a variety of issues including: self-esteem, abuse, body image, anxiety, behavioral, life changes, stress, and relationship issues.

Amber uses a variety of counseling techniques such as; narrative therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and solution-focused therapy. She is compassionate and empathetic towards her clients helping them to gain a better understanding of themselves and reach an emotionally balanced place.  Her hope is to equip her clients with the tools they need enabling them to lead a fulfilling and happy life.