Asking for help is a sign of strength.

If you are looking for guidance with anxiety, fears, depression, or relationship and marriage counseling, it takes courage to ask for help. Admitting you can’t do everything on your own, is the first step toward achieving wellness in a fast paced, demanding world.

The good news is, asking for help gets easier with a little practice. The way in which we cope in the world is greatly influenced by how we see the world. Asking for help, and obtaining a fresh perspective is often the first and most profound step toward developing the mental muscle needed to become stronger. The more support you gain, the better equipped you will be to take on bigger challenges and achieve more successes.

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Benefits of Therapy

Psychotherapy can be an effective tool in providing you with the necessary support and training to overcome the challenges you face. By seeking therapy, you are taking responsibility and action to change what no longer works in your life. Many studies have shown throughout the years that psychotherapy is an effective form of treating and managing mental illnesses and other emotional disorders.

As an experienced marriage and family therapist, it is my honor to assist you in exploring your core issues and move toward a healthy, fulfilling life. Utilizing a variety of approaches including Cognitive/Cognitive-Behavioral, Family Systems, Play Therapy, Psychoeducational, Relational Psychotherapy, Sandplay, I will work with you to create a treatment plan that is customized to meet your unique circumstances.

With honesty and compassion I will work with you to create an open channel of communication. The goal of our therapy sessions together, will be to help you develop the mental fortitude needed to lead a successful life. Additionally, we will work on the skill of self-compassion, which will allow you to move more easily through difficult times in the future, as wells as become a more productive and happier person.

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Meet Amy Ott, PhD, LPCS

I have made it my goal to try to learn and work in areas of the mental health field that would help me become a knowledgeable therapist. My experience includes work with Child Advocacy Centers, Crisis Centers for individuals who are victims of violent crime, Community Mental Health Centers, Private Psychiatric Hospitals, Non Profit agencies, Parent Training and Education Centers in Texas who provide services to families of children with special needs.

I am knowledgeable in the areas of special educations, working with children and families who have special needs, developmental delays and children who are on the Autism Spectrum.

Parenting skills and counseling families and couples about the changes that occur through the different stages of life (bringing baby home, families with school age children, families with teenagers, empty nesters, and life after adult children have married.

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