Noel C Gonzalez, MA, LPC Psychotherapy & Consultation
Noel C Gonzalez, MA, LPC is a psychotherapist, consultant, and LPC-Supervisor who treats adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families who have a wide range of presenting problems. He received a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and a Masters in psychology with an emphasis on clinical psychology from Fielding Graduate University. Noel is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical psychology with an emphasis in health psychology. He completed a pre-masters internship in marriage and family therapy at Houston Psychotherapy Institute and a pre-doctoral practicum at Texas Children's Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Eating Disorders Clinic, Michael D DeBakey Veterans Hospital, Texas Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine at Northwest Clinic.
Currently, he holds an appointment on the Medical Staff at Texas Children's Hospital in the Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition. He has worked in outpatient, school and inpatient settings, and has over seventeen years of clinical experience working with individuals, groups, and couples and family who have a wide range of presenting problems. Prior to starting private practice, he was a psychotherapist at the Methodist Hospital, Weight Management Center, Texas Children's Hospital, Eating Disorders Clinic, and at ADAPT Counseling.
In addition to his broad clinical experience, he has particular interests in weight management, eating disorders, sexual addiction, relationship issues, and GLB issues. He also has specialized training, experience and interest in the treatment of families disrupted by a child's behavior problems, and treatment of problems related to divorce and other family transitions. He facilitates weight management groups for adults and children focusing on behavior modification and support group for GLB individuals focused on personal awareness, and conscious living.
What is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern?
If you have any questions regarding our LPC-Interns or would like more information, please contact us:
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Saharah Shrout is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern under the supervision of Noel C Gonzalez, MA, LPC Supervisor. She received her BA in Psychology and Sociology and a Master's degree in Christian Counseling from Houston Baptist University. During graduate school, she worked at The Menninger Clinic's OCD Treatment Program and then in the admission department. Saharah continues to work with anxiety disorders at the Houston OCD Program and counsels from a cognitive behavioral approach with an emphasis in exposure therapy. Saharah treats children, adolescents, and adults in individual or family therapy.
Martamaria Frappier, MA, LPC-Intern
Martamaria Gomez is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-I) under the supervision of Noel C Gonzalez, MA, LPC-Supervisor. Martamaria earned her Master's degree in Health Psychology with an emphasis in clinical psychology from Texas State University in 2010. She has 6 years of clinical experience working in individual and group settings with English and Spanish-speaking patients. She completed her internship at a medical clinic where she treated individuals with chronic illness. Martamaria also has experience working with children, adolescents, adults and the families of those who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHAD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Depression, and Anxiety.
Deborah Henderson, MS, LPC-Intern
Julie Liskowski, MA, LPC-Intern
Deborah Henderson is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-Intern) under supervision of Noel C Gonzalez, MA, LPC-Supervisor. Deborah earned her Master's degree in Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy from Our Lady of the Lake University in 2005. She has 7 years experience working with a variety of clients through internships where she worked with individuals and families. Also through work experience with clients with eating eating disorders, leading groups on self-image, the process of change and relapse prevention. Deborah is interested in treating individuals with eating disorders, mood disorders, anxiety and relationship issues. She also treats couples and families.
Julie Liskowski is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-I) under the supervision of Noel C Gonzalez, MA, LPC Supervisor. Julie earned her Master's degress in Psychology from Houston Baptist University in 2009. She has 6 years of exerience working a variety of cliensts, including substance abuse, eating disorders, anxiety disorders obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in outpaitent and inpatient settings, indiviudal and group therapy. Julie has lead groups, which include Cognitive Behavior Therapy, relapse prevention, women's issues, family and psychosocial rehabilitation groups. Julie is available for individual and family sessions.
Licensed Professional Counselor-Interns are available to see patients for a variety of issues at a reduced rate. LPC-Interns have completed all required academic education and clinical training established by their school and by the state and are authorized by the Texas State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors to practice psychotherapy under supervision as part of obtaining permanent licensure. Interns attend weekly supervision with LPC Supervisor, Noel C Gonzalez, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) and Licensed Professional Counselor-Interns (LPC-I) are regulated by the Texas State Board of Examiner of Professional Counselors (the board), a state board whose members are appointed by the Texas Governor to carry out the general oversight of professional counselors in Texas.
Counselors provide counseling services in accordance with state law and the board's rules. This includes following the code of ethics that the board has established for the counseling profession.
Visit the board's web site for more information about licensed professional counselors. From this site, you may view or print the state laws and board rules that govern the provision of counseling services in Texas.
- Bilingual Therapy (English/Spanish)
- Specialized marriage and family therapy
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Spiritual issues and counseling