CAROLINE BYRD, MS, LPCA

Lic#86432

Licensed Professional Counselor Associate

Bilingual Counseling Offered (Spanish)

Supervised by Dr. Peta-gay Ledbetter, LPC-S (61519)

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Individual: $80 per session  |  Couples: $100 per session

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Maybe you have felt anxious, depressed, or overwhelmed for a long time. You may have noticed that you’re not fully present in the moment because you’re constantly thinking about the past, wishing for things to have been different, or worrying about the future. You have the power to change this around. Caroline is here to support you and listen to what is weighing on your heart and mind.

About Caroline Byrd

Caroline Byrd earned her Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in the state of Texas.

As a counselor-in-training, Caroline provided individual counseling to children, adolescents, and adults at crisis counseling centers and private practice. She supported clients dealing with anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, suicidal ideation, and trauma. Caroline has experience counseling women who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. She also serves the Spanish- speaking community in need of bilingual therapy.

Clinical Specialties of Caroline Byrd

Coping Skills and Stress

Caroline is a Latina, LGBTQ+ affirming counselor who works with adults, teenagers (14+), couples, and families experiencing anxiety, depression, grief/loss, adjustment concerns, interpersonal conflict, and stress. Her aim is to establish a collaborative, trusting relationship with clients and teach them healthier ways to cope. Caroline will adjust her therapy style based on the client’s needs and concerns.

Issues

Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Life Transitions, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem, Trauma, and PTSD.

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino (Bilingual)
Age: Adults, Teen

 

Caroline is a first-generation, Latina, LGBTQ+ affirming counselor. She’s here to listen to the client’s story and provide a warm and safe space where they can freely express what is on their heart and mind. She values the therapeutic relationship, built upon honesty, openness, trust, and respect.

Communities

Latinx and POC Allied, LGBTQ Allied

 

Caroline has experience working as a research assistant at a transgender health research lab at the University of Houston and volunteered at community events for trans youth and their families. These invaluable experiences taught her the challenges this population faces and the need for affirmative, empathic, and competent mental health providers.

Types of Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Compassion Focused, Dialectical Behavior (DBT), and Person-Centered.

 

Caroline applies person-centered, CBT, and DBT principles in her work and will adjust therapy styles based on client concerns and needs. Through collaboration, her ultimate goals are to help clients gain a better understanding of themselves and teach them healthy coping skills.

Philosophy of Caroline Byrd

Critical self-talk, overwhelming stress, or traumatic events can interfere with a person fully experiencing the present moment. Maybe certain emotions seem scary, so the easiest solution is to avoid them; however, our emotions are part of the human experience. Caroline is here to remind clients that they have the strength to face the uncomfortable and cope with life’s challenges.

Personal

Caroline enjoys cooking, baking, and reading. She also enjoys going to concerts and museums, trying out new restaurants in Houston, and traveling with her husband.

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