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Counselor / Therapist

William Rusnak, LPC

William Rusnak, LPC photo
Licensed Professional Counselor
Portrait Health Centers are multi-specialty clinics that employ the most cutting-edge and proven assessment protocols and treatment options available, believing that an Effective Treatment Depends On An Accurate Diagnosis. Individuals should not have to “play doctor” by researching available treatments and then self-selecting which of these treatments has been scientifically validated and would be most appropriate for themselves or their family. At Portrait Health Centers, we provide a comprehensive and multi-specialty assessment to determine the underlying causes of your symptoms and incorporate an appropriate treatment plan.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Educational Therapy  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy
 Addiction  EMDR Therapy  Pet Therapy
 Adolescents  Family Conflict  Play Therapy
 Adoption  Gay or Lesbian Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Anger Management  Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Premarital Counseling
 Anxiety and Panic  Gifted / Talented Issues  Problem Gambling
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Grief and Loss  Psychoanalysis
 Asperger's Syndrome  Group Therapy  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Herpes and STD Counseling  Psychopharmacology
 Bicultural Difficulties  Hypnotherapy  Relationships
 Body Image Issues  Learning Disabilities  Religious Counseling
 Caregiver Issues  Life and Wellness Coaching  Self Esteem Issues
 Children's Counseling  Life Transitions  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Chronic Illness  Loneliness  Sexual Dysfunction
 Couples Therapy  Marriage & Family Therapy  Stress Management
 Depression  Marriage Counseling  Trauma and PTSD
 Divorce  Men's Issues  Women's Issues
 Domestic Violence  Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing  Work and Career Issues
 Eating Disorders  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Certifications
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Bio
Specialties: Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Behavioral Issues, Child/Adolescent/Adult, Couples, Premarital/Marital, Divorce, Eating Disorders, Family, Relationship Issues, Communication Skills, Parenting, Caregiver Issues, Anxiety, Depression, Grief & Loss, Coping Skills, Childhood Sexual Abuse, Anger Management, Weight Loss, Trauma/PTSD, ADD/ADHD, Life Transitions, Self-Esteem, Peer Relationships, Self-Harming, Spirituality, Suicidal Ideation

I believe life is a process filled with opportunities to learn and grow. I see myself as a guide to help you travel down difficult paths when you feel stuck, lost, or helpless. The counseling process is just that – a process. I will work with you to determine counseling goals and treatment plans to help you in your situation. Techniques include Cognitive-Behavioral, Experiential, and Systems perspectives. I also utilize Attachment Theory as part of therapy. Should the need arise, I can offer a Christian and Biblical worldview. It is important for you to know that many times the counseling journey is difficult. You may have negative experiences or feelings during this time, which are normal; they can bring healing to relationships or resolution of life issues.

I am licensed by the state of Texas as a professional counselor. I have been providing clinical services for six years counseling a wide range of ages, including children and adolescents. I received my Master’s Degree in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas. Prior to becoming a counselor, I worked in the defense and telecom industries. I was married for 25 years until my wife succumbed to a rare form of dementia. I took care of her the last six years of her life while I was also learning to become a counselor. I understand the effects of dementia, life as a caregiver, depression, grief and loss as well as the experience of starting over. Life can be difficult. Do not travel these difficult paths alone. Counseling has become a third career for me but talking to and helping people has been a lifelong experience and joy.
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, type of insurance, credit cards.
License:77592