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Cindy Austin

Cindy Austin

Experience working with Adolescents, Couples, Individuals, Families and Parents addressing the following:

ADHD, Addiction Recovery, Affair Recovery, Anger Management, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bullying, Career Development, Chronic Pain, Codependency, Confidence and Assertiveness with Kindness, Classroom Management, Co-parenting, Cutting, Depression, Domestic Violence, Divorce, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Girl on Girl Aggression, Grief and Loss, Marriage, Mindfulness, Panic Attacks, Resiliency, Relationships, Self-Image, Self Esteem, Suicidal Ideation, Teacher Training, and Traumatic Event Recovery (PTSD)

Experience:

  • 15 years as private practitioner
  • 2 years as the Program Director for Education Non-Profit—Breakthrough Central Texas
  • 2 years as consultant for the Breakthrough program
  • 7 years as a secondary Spanish teacher
  • 2 years as a Crisis Counselor in a 5A high school
  • 1 year as a Middle School Counselor
  • 6 months internship in domestic violence shelter
  • 6 months internship in a MHMR crisis shelter
  • 6 months working independently for CPS
  • 6 months as a Counselor in the child and adolescent unit at
  • Integral Care (formerly MHMR)

MS, LPC, Professional Mediator, Certified Assistant Psychodramatist, ETT Practitioner: levels I, II, IV, and V, Trained in New Ways For Families® for High Conflict Couples/Families, Bilingual-Spanish Speaker and Work Shop Presenter for: Austin Independent School- Murchison Middle School, Anderson High School, St. Matthew’s Church, St. Theresa’s Church, GENaustin, Boys and Girls Club of America, AISD Region XIII, College Forward, and Breakthrough Austin

Marriage Friendly Therapist

Education:

  • 2015– Certified in New Ways For Families®
  • 2011-2013 – Emotional Transformation Therapy
  • 1994-2006 – Westwood Psychodrama Training Institute
  • 2001 – Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Texas #17222
  • 1999 – Masters of Science (Counseling & Development) Texas Woman’s University
  • 1997 – Certified Professional Mediator
  • 1991 – Bachelor of Science (Education) University of Texas at Austin

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