Olga Acevedo, MS, LPC-Associate Supervised by Guillermo Castañeda, LPC-S

As a Latina woman who grew up with many taboos related to mental health, I know how difficult it can be to open up and express our traumas.

 

Over the years I have been able to experience firsthand what it feels like to be a mental health client, and now being a therapist, I can understand that therapy can be a little intimidating at first.

 

That is why I am committed to helping my clients feel comfortable, being a safe and warm space for my clients to express any feelings or thoughts without being judged.

 

We live in a world that seems to move faster and faster, and with our lives full of responsibilities and commitments, we could often feel too exhausted, unmotivated, lost within ourselves or within the routine.

 

Stress, depression, anxiety or harmful behaviors are some of the negative results we can experience from not knowing how to deal with life’s daily problems.

 

Let me help you find the root of your problem or situation, whatever it may be. Change is possible, and there is always light at the end of the tunnel.

 

Patience, empathy, and respect are the bases of my professional and personal values.

 

I have earned my bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Texas at El Paso, as well as my master of science in mental health counseling.  I completed my internship at the Center Against Sexual and Family Violence.

 

My therapeutic approach is based on cognitive behavioral therapy and existential therapy.

 

I grew up in Ciudad Juarez, but I have lived in El Paso for more than 10 years, so my heart will always be divided. I am very close to my family and I am an animal lover, being a proud dog mom of 5 babies.

 

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