Blanca Moreno Naudin, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Resident in Counseling Psychology 2021
Supervised by Teresa Y. Chapa-Cantu, Ph.D., LP
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I am a post-doctoral resident with a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman’s University (TWU). At TWU, I was trained under a rigorous practitioner-scientist program with strong emphasis in multiculturalism. This training, my life experiences, and my clinical work, have provided me with an extensive knowledge and deep understanding of the influence of culture and social inequality in people’s behaviors, decisions, and overall wellbeing. Thus, it is important for me to help clients identify, if and how their cultural and identity factors might be affecting their life in a positive and/or negative way.
I am a holistic multicultural clinician who considers all the biopsychosocial aspects of my clients and works comfortably and effectively with individuals from diverse national origins, race, ethnicity, gender, religious affiliation, age groups, socioeconomic and ability status, and sexual orientations. I am a strong supporter of LGBT individuals, and some of my research has been oriented to this community.
In therapy with me, you can expect my full attention and dedication to help you with transitional and/or long-lived issues. I believe that most of the distress people experience is in relation to having lost connection with their authentic selves and with others, especially loved ones. Thus, I work to get to know and help clients to know themselves in a profound and meaningful way, while also helping them to connect/reconnect with their feelings and emotions. This type of awareness and connection help clients to heal their wounds and establish meaningful bonds with others. Such deep self-exploration takes courage, but it is healing and empowering. I would be honored if you trust me to work with you in what might be a life changing experience.
Some of the clinical issues I can help clients with are relationship conflicts (friendships, couple, and family), anxiety, stress, depression, shame, guilt, grief, loss, self-esteem, trauma related to physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse, drug addiction, sex addiction, and women’s, men’s, and LGBT issues. I understand both the suffering of sexual minority individuals and their families. Of note, in therapy with me, you will also have the benefit of the highly valuable expertise and compassionate contributions of Dr. Chapa-Cantu, my clinical supervisor.
For the convenience of those who might not have availability during the day, I offer therapy sessions during evening hours and on Saturdays.