She/Her/HersLicensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, LPC-S Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, LCDC Master of Arts, MA
Blanca is a therapist with 30+ years of experience and enjoys working with adults who are ready to take on the task of creating the life they want. She believes in the human capacity to grow at any point in life, if one is willing to do the work. Blanca recognizes the daunting nature of counseling and while she challenges clients, she also works to help them identify and use their strengths as part of their evolution. She holds that there is no room for judgment in sessions, only understanding and cooperatively working toward desired outcomes. Blanca is honored and excited to be a part of the change for better in people's lives.
Blanca is a native Texan who also spent many years in New Orleans where, after high school, she attended Loyola University. Upon graduation with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, she returned to Texas to attend St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, completing a Master’s in Clinical Psychology in 1989. Blanca also earned a commission in the Army and served in the Army National Guard. She began working as a therapist at Texas State University Counseling Center in 1989. She has a passion for and carries a specialization in the field of substance use disorders and recovery. Her work has enhanced her knowledge and interest in the impact of addiction in communities, addressing social justice and equality issues for all underserved communities and serving veterans.
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health
ACOA - Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Family - addressing and reducing the impact of chaotic family systems on adult functioning.
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Years of Experience: 32 years
Private practice, 2017 - Present
TxSt University Counseling Center, 1989 - 2016
St. Mary's University, MA, 1989
Loyola University, BA, 1985