Noel C Gonzalez, PhD, LPC Psychotherapy & Consultation
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Dr. Noel C Gonzalez is a psychotherapist, consultant, Licensed Professional Counselor, and LPC-Supervisor who treats adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families who have a wide range of presenting problems. He received a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Houston-Clear Lake and a Masters and a PhD in psychology with an emphasis on clinical psychology from Fielding Graduate University. Dr. Gonzalez completed a pre-masters internship in marriage and family therapy at Houston Psychotherapy Institute and pre-doctoral practicums at Texas Children's Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Eating Disorders Clinic, Michael D DeBakey Veterans Hospital, Texas Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine at Northwest Clinic. He completed a pre-doctoral internship at Harris County Juvenile Probation Department, Forensics Department

Currently, Dr. Gonzalez holds an appointment on the Medical Staff at Texas Children's Hospital in the Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition. He has worked in outpatient, school and inpatient settings, and has over eighteen years of clinical experience working with individuals, groups, and couples and family who have a wide range of presenting problems. Prior to starting private practice, he was a psychotherapist at the Methodist Hospital, Weight Management Center, Texas Children's Hospital, Eating Disorders Clinic, and at ADAPT Counseling.

In addition to his broad clinical experience, he has particular interests in anxiety disorders, depression, couples therapy, eating disorders, sexual addiction, relationship issues, mood disorders, and LGBTQ+ issues. He also has specialized training, experience and interest in assessment of children and adults, including hardship evaluations for INS waivers, in the treatment of families disrupted by a child's behavior problems, infidelity, and treatment of problems related to divorce and other family transitions. He facilitates groups for adults and children focusing on behavior modification, divorce support groups, and support group for LGBTQ+ individuals focused on personal awareness, and conscious living. 

What is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern?
Joseph Magallanes MA, LPC-Intern

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Joseph Magallanes is an LPC-Intern, supervised by J. Scott Anenberg, MA, LPC-S. Joseph earned a Master’s degree in Counseling and Guidance from Texas A&M University at San Antonio in 2018. He has worked with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in both English and Spanish. Joseph has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including non-profit community support in mental health, and a chiropractic care facility offering psychotherapy services. Currently, Joseph sees adults in individual and couple settings, as well as adolescents with a wide array of presenting problems. He specializes in grief and loss, anxiety, and self-esteem, using mindfulness-based techniques to build client awareness and increase self-compassion, and understanding for the individual experience.

Licensed Professional Counselor-Interns are available to see patients for a variety of issues at a reduced rate. LPC-Interns have completed all required academic education and clinical training established by their school and by the state and are authorized by the Texas State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors to practice psychotherapy under supervision as part of obtaining permanent licensure. Interns attend weekly supervision with LPC Supervisor, Dr. Noel C Gonzalez.

Licensed Professional Counselors (LPCs) and Licensed Professional Counselor-Interns (LPC-I) are regulated by the Texas State Board of Examiner of Professional Counselors (the board), a state board whose members are appointed by the Texas Governor to carry out the general oversight of professional counselors in Texas. 

Counselors provide counseling services in accordance with state law and the board's rules. This includes following the code of ethics that the board has established for the counseling profession. 

Visit the board's web site for more information about licensed professional counselors. From this site, you may view or print the state laws and board rules that govern the provision of counseling services in Texas. 

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Nutrition Support
  • Career Counseling
  • Bilingual Therapy (English/Spanish)

  • Specialized marriage and family therapy
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Trauma
  • Spiritual issues and counseling
  • Parenting concerns
  • Children and adolescents
Omar Sandoval, MA, 
Omar Sandoval is a bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking Licensed Professional Counselor Intern supervised by Tamara D. Peña, LCDC, LPC-S, NCC. He earned a Master's of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg in 2007. Throughout his training experience, Omar has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and with couples and with groups both in English and Spanish. Although he has an eclectic approach to counseling, Omar mostly utilizes Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Psychodynamic Therapy. Omar uses these approaches to focus on problematic beliefs, thoughts, emotions, and behaviors as well as what may cause them in the present and in the past. Omar has specialized experience, training, and interest in treating anger management, impulse control, and substance abuse.
Noel C Gonzalez, PhD, LPC
Owner, LPS Supervisor