TREATY OAK PSYCHOTHERAPY

DR. SUNNY LANSDALE, PhD, LPC-S
FOUNDER, TREATY OAK PSYCHOTHERAPY

Sunny started Treaty Oak Psychotherapy over 30 years ago and works with individuals, couples and families. She is an expert in the areas of attachment, family therapy and the emotional repercussions of trauma. Prior to working in private practice, Sunny worked in the hospital and educational settings. A graduate of The University of Texas and The Fielding Institute, Sunny has trained for decades in the latest approaches to health and well being including EMDR, Systems Centered Therapy and Somatic Experiencing. In addition to her work at Treaty Oak Psychotherapy, Sunny serves as a professor of human development and Trauma and Crisis Management at the St Edward’s University Masters of Counseling program. 

To contact Sunny for therapy services, please call her at 512-329-0332. 

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CINDY PEARSON GARCIA, LPC-ASSOCIATE
SUPERVISED BY SUNNY LANSDALE, LPC-S

Cindy brings a compassionate approach to her work with clients and recognizes the therapeutic relationship as one of the most essential components in therapy.  She works with clients in all phases of life including teens, adults, and elderly; seeing clients individually, as couples, or families.  A Mindfulness focus is foundational in her own life and therapeutic approach and she also utilizes modalities such as Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.  She can assist with challenges such as anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, relationship problems, working through childhood issues, transitions in life, self-concept development, and existential concerns. 

 

She also collaborates with a local physician offering in-home counseling to elderly/home bound patients with focus on aging, coping with health issues and disabilities, and end of life concerns; as well as offering counseling for caregivers and/or families in this setting. 

 

Cindy can be reached at cindypearsongarcia@gmail.com or call/text at 512-656-2130.  www.cindypearsongarcia.com

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COLIN MOSS, LPC-ASSOCIATE
SUPERVISED BY SUNNY LANSDALE, LPC-S

Colin works with adolescents and adult males struggling with anxiety, depression, attachment issues or trauma. He works through an existential lens utilizing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) protocols. In addition to this, he is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. Colin provides a more casual and comfortable environment for those new to the therapy process, as well as those who have been working hard on themselves over the years. His view on therapy is that it has to be a good fit between counselor and client. The client needs to feel heard and validated, not judged. Colin’s approach incorporates as well as modern understanding of neuroscience and interpersonal communication.

Colin can be reached directly at 512-234-3039 or by email at colin@cmosscounseling.com

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HELLEN PENNELL, LPC-ASSOCIATE

SUPERVISED BY SUNNY LANSDALE, LPC-S

Hellen works with individuals, couples and families. As a therapist, her role is to help her clients discover what they need in order to flourish—both in connection with others and within themselves. Humor, compassion and collaboration underpin her work. She strives to integrate the best practices from various models within a caring and collaborative relationship. She has begun training in AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy) and draws from Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Interpersonal Neurobiology, and somatic-based techniques. Her specializations include ADHD, grief and loss, attachment and family of origin issues, parenting issues--with a particular focus on parenting children with special needs and helping parents who are supporting their LGBTQ youth—relationships, trauma, anxiety and depression. Hellen is EMDR trained.

 

Hellen can be reached at hellen@hellenpennell.com or call/text 512-298-2605.

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CRYSTAL FREDERICK, LPC-ASSOCIATE
SUPERVISED BY SUNNY LANSDALE, LPC-S

Crystal Frederick is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate supervised by Sunny Lansdale, PhD, LPC-S. She holds a Masters of Counseling from St. Edward’s University, is trained in EMDR, and has done extensive sex therapy training in her pursuit to become a Certified Sex Therapist. She works from an attachment based, trauma informed, and relational perspective and specialized in working with Gender, Sex, and Relationship Diverse (GSRD) individuals. Crystal’s passion is helping people who feel like they are in transition in their life; whether healing from past trauma, navigating relationship changes, or exploring lifestyle issues related to being part of LGBTQ+, polyamorous, and/or kink communities. She has worked extensively with people exploring gender and sexual identities, as well  as working with sexual assault and domestic violence survivors. Having worked through personal struggles she is committed to helping others have more success personally and professionally, discover better mental health, and live an authentic life. You can find more information on her website at www.CrystalFrederick.com or call her at 512-294-8752

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KRISTIN ARMSTRONG, LPC-ASSOCIATE
SUPERVISED BY SUNNY LANSDALE, LPC-S

Kristin brings compassion, inspiration, hope, and humor to her work with adult and adolescent clients.   She understands that women face challenges with roles, responsibilities, balance, identity shifts, and life’s transition zones.  Her work with individual clients includes areas such as relationships, spirituality, career, motherhood, marriage, divorce, co-parenting, step-parenting, empty-nesting, grief, anxiety, depression, and finding or rekindling passion and purpose.  Being a writer in addition to a therapist, Kristin helps clients find their authentic voice and change the stories they tell themselves and others.  Kristin is trained in EMDR which can be integrated into sessions to help clients get “unstuck” and clear out the debris of old traumas, defeating patterns, and beliefs that no longer resonate.

 

Kristin believes that connection is a catalyst to healing and wholeness.  She can be reached at kristinarmstrongcounseling@gmail.com, or by calling (512) 580-9231.  

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JEF PAGE, LPC - ASSOCIATE
SUPERVISED BY SUNNY LANSDALE, LPC-S

Jef believes that therapy should be a supportive, collaborative and challenging experience of self-discovery and self-acceptance where all emotions, ideas and issues can be explored and new patterns can unfold.   

 

Primarily working with adults, Jef specializes in working with individuals who may have had difficult childhoods and are wondering how their past experiences may be contributing to their current struggles, conflicts, indecision, stagnation or chaos.  He also leads adult interpersonal processing groups for individuals curious about experiencing the multitudinous benefits of group therapy.  

 

Jef incorporates various modalities into his work including Existential therapy, Emotion-Focused therapy, and incorporates his training in Hakomi Mindfulness-Centered Somatic PsychotherapyCoherence Therapy, Adlerian therapy and modern psychoanalytics.  In addition, he has been influenced by such theorist-philosophers as: Janina Fisher, Iain McGilchrist, Ron Kurtz, Gregory Bateson, and Alan Watts. 

 

In addition to counseling, Jef also has an educational background and holds degrees in Ecology, as well as Chinese Language and Culture and has past career experience as a licensed massage therapist and martial arts instructor.

 

Jef can be reached directly at jefpagecounseling@gmail.com or by phone 512.763.7109  

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JOEY SORENSON, LPC - ASSOCIATE, NCC
SUPERVISED BY SUNNY LANSDALE, LPC-S

Joey collaborates with emerging and young adults in their 20s-40s working on issues related to career and professional fulfillment, meaning and purpose, burn-out, anxiety, depression, and relationships. Holding a Master’s degree in Counseling from St. Edward’s University, Joey works with clients from a dynamic, practical, action-oriented, solution-focused, and cognitive-behavioral perspective. He is currently in the process of pursuing certification as a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist through the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.

 

Joey has experience working with clients specifically focused on finding a fulfilling career path, transitioning professional roles, reigniting passion in work and relationships, and overcoming anxiety and depression through a multi-pronged approach of cognitive and lifestyle changes. Prior to undertaking his own career transition into counseling, Joey’s previous background was in business-to-business software sales, and he also has experience working in information technology, K12 education, and media.

 

Some thinkers and theorists whose work has particularly inspired Joey and informs his work includes the cognitive-behavioral theorists Aaron Beck and Albert Ellis, Steve de Shazer and Insoo Kim Berg’s solution-focused brief therapy, therapeutic lifestyle change in the work of Stephen S. Ilardi, John Bowlby’s attachment theory, Sue Johnson’s emotionally-focused therapy, and the psychodynamic theories of Erik Erikson, Alfred Adler, Carl Jung, and Sigmund Freud. In career-related issues specifically, Joey has found John Holland’s theory of vocational personalities and John Krumboltz’s happenstance learning theory particularly helpful for clients seeking renewed professional vitality and fulfillment.

 

To inquire about scheduling a consultation, Joey can be reached at (512) 949-0403 or joey@lifedynamic-counseling.com.