Meet our Providers

 

Trying to find the right person to work with?

 

We get it!

 

Finding the right provider not only takes time, but also, trust.

 

Below you will meet our clinical providers with diverse skills, specialties, and educational backgrounds.

 

Although, each provider is unique and different, their unifying mission is for you to live the life your heart longs for.

Guillermo A. Castañeda, MEd., LPC-S, LPCC, CHt.

 

 

Guillermo Castañeda, mental health counselor and hypnotherapist, specializes in the use of CBT, Clinical Hypnotherapy, and EMDR for anxiety, stress, and related issues.  Guillermo serves adults and teens at Counseling of El Paso.

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Jazmine Silva, MS, LPC, RPT

 

 

 

 

Jazmine Silva, mental health counselor and registered play therapist uses play therapy, EMDR, and Theraplay (R) principles when working with children & adolescents and their families.

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Guillermo Castañeda, Sr., Professional Hypnotist

 

 

 

Guillermo Castañeda, Sr., provides professional hypnosis to help reduce stress, symptoms of anxiety, improve relaxation, and other related issues.

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Elda M. Stepp, PhD, LPC, LPCC, CART

 

Elda Stepp is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist (CART) and a certified grief counseling specialist in Texas and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in New Mexico.  Elda provides mental health counseling services at Counseling of El Paso.

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Valerie Barela, MA, LPC

 

 

Valerie Barela is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), who provides mental health counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults.    Valerie uses Relational Cultural Therapy framework when working with clients to construct a therapeutic experience unique to each client by incorporating knowledge of evidence-based practices like CBT and DBT as well as trauma-treatment concepts from renowned theorists like Bessel Van Der Kolk and Peter Levine, and relationship therapies from the Gottman Institute and Sue Johnson

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Zoe Olivo, MA, LPC Associate Supervised by Guillermo Casteñeda, LPC-S

 

Zoe Olivo, LPC-Associate Supervised by Guillermo Castañeda, LPC-S provides person centered therapy and has received training in motivational interviewing and Gottman Level 1 & 2.  Zoe is a mental health counselor who serves couples, adults, children and adolescents and their families at Counseling of El Paso.

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Zuzanna Gromulska, MS, LPC Associate Supervised by Guillermo Casteñeda, LPC-S

 

 

Zuzanna Gromulska, MS, LPC-Associate Supervised by Guillermo Castañeda, LPC-S provides cognitive behavioral therapy, existential and dialectic therapies.  Zuzanna has also received training in motivational interviewing for substance use, and Gottman Level 1 & 2.  Zuzanna is a mental health counselor who serves adults, couples and adolescents and their families at Counseling of El Paso.

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Karime Aziz, MS, LPC Associate Supervised by Guillermo Casteñeda, LPC-S

 

 

Karime Aziz, MS, LPC-Associate Supervised by Guillermo Castañeda, LPC-S  cognitive behavioral therapy and client centered therapy, having worked with issues such as trauma, anxiety, depression, as well as psychosocial and environmental problems.  Karime is trained in the Gottman Method Level 1.   Karime is a mental health counselor who serves children, adolescents, adults and couples at Counseling of El Paso.

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Andres Correa, Student Intern Supervised by Guillermo Castañeda, LPC-S

 

 

Andres Correa, Student Intern Supervised by Guillermo Castañeda, LPC-S is currently a student at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center where Andres is working towards earning Master’s degree in addiction counseling and applying for LPC licensure in the state of Texas upon graduation.

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