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Counselor / Therapist in Houston, TX

Rachel Eddins, MEd, LPC

Rachel Eddins, MEd, LPC photo
Therapist and Career Counselor in Houston
Specializing in Career and Life Transitions
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Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed or out of control with food? Does food make you feel anxious? Are you tired of food and guilt controlling your thoughts, actions, and behaviors? You CAN break free from unhealthy thinking and eating patterns. I’d like to help.

I specialize in helping people overcome food and body image related obsessions that prevent them from being fully present, content and satisfied in their lives. Whether you’ve been suffering from an eating disorder or simply feel uncomfortable in your body, therapy can help you.

I care about people and their problems. I want to work with you to help you overcome your doubts and fears and attain freedom from the behaviors that control and limit you from being your most joyful self. Email or call me and let's get started!

About Rachel:

Rachel’s passion is to help people discover their personal gifts and strengths to achieve self-acceptance, create a healthy relationship with food, mind and body, and find meaning and fulfillment in work and life roles. She works in a broad range of areas including depression, anxiety, relationship, mindfulness, career counseling, wellness and work life balance coaching. Her areas of specialty and expertise are emotional and compulsive overeating, binge eating, yo-yo dieting, and helping people create the life they’re meant to live.

Experience:

Rachel has helped clients of all ages with food and body image issues, relationship, career, and personal concerns from students through adults nearing retirement. Rachel’s professional path includes therapy and career counseling in university, government, and healthcare settings as well as employee assistance programs with prior experience in human resources, training and workshop facilitation. Having spent several years living and working overseas, Rachel has practical insight into cross-cultural issues, and dealing with culture shock and relocation.

Keys to Rachel’s success as a counselor are her skills in perceiving situations intuitively, quickly assessing and focusing on strengths, compassionate style, empathetic concern for others while understanding their needs and aspirations, and integrating multiple facets of people to maximize their potential.

Philosophy:

Therapy and career counseling is a collaborative partnership using a holistic (incorporating all aspects of your self), self-compassionate, mindful, strengths-based perspective. Cooperatively, goals are set and worked on through a process of learning and growing, while developing new tools and strategies for managing change. Discovering and utilizing our own personal gifts and strengths is the key to health, happiness and meaningful change.
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Certifications
 American Group Psychotherapy Association  Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP)
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)  National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Education/Training
Rachel is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Texas. She holds a Master’s degree in Counseling from the University of Houston and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. Rachel is also a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and regularly runs a 12-week group for emotional eating. Beyond her credentials, Rachel's ability to genuinely care while never losing sight of the big picture makes her an excellent counselor for anyone wishing to discover their talents and abilities and increase personal fulfillment.
Memberships
American Counseling Association, American Group Psychotherapy Association, National Eating Disorder Association, National Career Development Association, Houston Group Psychotherapy Association, Houston Eating Disorder Specialists
Payments Accepted
Credit Cards (No American Express), Debit Cards, FSA Cards, HSA Cards, Cash, Check
Hours:Mon-Sat
License:LPC
Location
1501 Crocker Street
Suite 2
HoustonTX 77019
Additional Location
5225 Katy Freeway
Suite 103
HoustonTX 77007
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