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.
Jessica Harrison, LPC utilizes evidence-based practices to aid clients in uncovering practical solutions and positive coping mechanisms to address their personal issues. She uses a client-centered approach allowing for a non-judgmental environment where her clients comfort is her highest priority. Jessica has a passion for working with today’s youth. Her experience includes working with children and adolescents, as well as their families, to provide restoration to the entire the family unit. Her specialty areas include: autism spectrum disorders, selective mutism, social disorders, behavioral issues, mood disorders, substance abuse and other conditions. She is excited to have the opportunity to provide exceptional counseling at Forever Hope.
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.
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.
Anastacia Granado, LPC-Associate (License #81504) is supervised by Ray Wooten, Ph.D., LPC-S, RSMT. Anastacia has 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.