I am grateful that you are visiting my website, because you get to know more about me as a professional and learn how I can be of service to you, your children, your marriage, and/or your family in your healing journey.
I am a psychotherapist who is passionate about mental health, wellness, mental health education, advocacy and helping my clients live their best life and reach their goals. My goal is to work together to develop a positive, safe, and trusting professional relationship, to help you achieve healing, work towards reaching your goals, and improve your life now.
About Your Therapist
Clara Magallanes is a bilingual and bicultural licensed professional counselor in Texas, who works with children, pre-teens, teens, adults, families, couples & groups. Counseling services are provided in person or online, in English & in Spanish. She works with clients of all ages & backgrounds, incorporating best psychotherapy practices through a holistic approach, providing high quality and personalized care in a safe and positive environment, improving client's mental health & well being. Clara is also a Certified Grief Counselor and an EMDR therapist. She works with clients who experience trauma, have suffered the loss of a loved one, and other difficult life experiences, including PTSD, anxiety, depression, and panic disorders.
Clara works with clients as a whole, integrating traditional psychotherapy methods along with nontraditional approaches to accomplish the deepest level of healing possible. Clara works with the mind, body, and spirit as one unit in harmony, seeking integration, healing, balance, and a deeper connection with self and others. Clara uses traditional talk therapies, like CBT, SFBT, Reality Therapy, DBT, as well as non-traditional therapies, such as, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Compassion-Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Guided Imagery, Sandtray therapy, sound healing, and expressive arts. Clara is also a Certified Laughter Yoga Leader, she helps her clients learn to find joy and laughter, so that they can learn to cope with hardships/difficulties, and to obtain all the scientifically proven physical and mental health benefits of laughter to their lives.
Clara has an ample professional background and educational experience in healthcare and education, having worked with children, adolescents, parents and families for 20 years. In addition to being a psychotherapist, Clara is a Master in Educational Administration and is also a certified educator in Special Education, Technology Applications and Bilingual Education, as well as being a Certified Principal in the State of Texas. Furthermore, Clara is also a medical doctor in Mexico. As an international medical graduate who practiced medicine in Mexico, she is also an international Master of Science in Occupational Health, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
As a therapist, Clara Magallanes, LPC, is committed to working together with her clients on their individual healing journey, providing personalized counseling services with genuine care, compassion & support; in an unbiased, non-judgmental, positive & safe environment.
Clara provides quality online therapy, fostering an open, accepting and positive connection with each client regardless of the physical distance. Clara also has her in person private practice at Clarity Center, PLLC. Her virtual and in person services provide a comfortable and safe place, with an ample waiting area for her clients.