Katrina Flores, LPC
Katrina attended the University of Texas at San Antonio earning a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Texas Wesleyan University earning a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling. She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) since 2016 working in foster care, nursing homes and private practice.
Katrina incorporates a holistic approach to her counseling sessions and aims to help her clients find personal empowerment to bring balance back into their lives. She understands that in life, there are seasons of change and uncontrollable events that can leave us feeling unbalanced and unsure of ourselves and the world around us. Through discussion, body and movement, meditation, exploration of feelings and practicing coping skills and stress management techniques, she will work with you to help you start living your best life. You will set the pace for how you would like the sessions and your overall counseling journey to go.
Her primary areas of focus are: depression, overcoming self-doubt, building self-esteem, life transitions, maternal and caregiver mental health, relationship problems and self-identity issues. To learn more about the issues Katrina specializes in, please view our Specialties page.
Katrina works with individuals 18 years and older. Katrina is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare and Oscar Insurance. She offers a free 20-minute phone consultation whenever you are ready to reach out and see if her services are a right fit for you. She looks forward to working with you on your new journey to readjust yourself and reclaim your life.
To schedule with Katrina, call her direct number 210-330-6502.
Lisa "Lalo" Rivera, MA, LPC
Lisa (or "Lalo" as she is commonly known) graduated in 2010 with a Master’s degree in Counseling and a concentration in Body Psychotherapy from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. Additionally, she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio.
In her work with clients, one of Lalo’s biggest intentions is to support people who feel stuck and assist them in reconnecting with hope and new possibilities in their lives. She is passionate about helping people who long to feel more connected to themselves and others but who find themselves caught up in unhealthy thought or behavior patterns. She also enjoys working with people who feel plagued by past hurts they have difficulty letting go of.
As a body-centered psychotherapist, Lalo believes in the wisdom of the body as a source of vital information and as a portal for transformation and healing. In addition to utilizing mind-body approaches in her work with clients, Lalo also integrates experiential therapies which include art, psycho-drama, and therapeutic writing.
Lalo's treatment areas include working with couples who have lost their way and long to rekindle their connection to one another, men who struggle with emotional disconnection, and individuals who have a history of trauma or PTSD either from a distressing event(s) such as childhood abuse, infidelity, sexual violence, or a loss of some kind.
Lalo is certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), an evidenced-based treatment approach that supports individuals in resolving trauma as well as moving past events which have historically felt impossible to forget or let go of.
Whether you feel broken or lost or stuck, Lalo strongly believes that each person has the capacity to heal and flourish in their lives. Please reach out and schedule your free 20-minute consultation at: 210-689-1411 in order to discuss your situation and talk about how she can help to support you in feeling better. For your convenience, Lalo offers evening appointments and is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield and Aetna.
Desirae Ysasi, LPC-S
Desirae attended the University of Texas at San Antonio, first earning a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and then a Master of Arts in Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) as well as a board-approved Supervisor for LPC-Interns. She has been licensed since 2006 and has worked in private practice since 2009.
Desirae is a compassionate and energetic therapist whose primary goal is to help her clients maximize their potential in life. She understands that you want to feel better. Have fulfilling relationships. Be inspired. Live with passion and confidence. Utilizing insight-oriented therapy approaches, she assists clients in examining how their negative thought patterns have influenced their emotions and choices in life. By reframing these thought patterns, her clients report fewer anxious and depressive symptoms as well as increased stability and communication in their relationships. She will provide guidance and feedback designed to both challenge and motivate you to create change in your life.
Her primary areas of focus are: relationship counseling, maternal mental health and therapy for therapists/helping professionals. She is also skilled in helping men and women resolve a variety of lifestyle issues such as: improving work/life balance, coping with daily stressors, navigating parenting struggles, building self-esteem through self-compassion, and eliminating toxic relationships. You can learn more about her work by clicking on the Specialties page.
Desirae works with couples as well as adults 18 years and older. Contact Desirae at 210-774-8292 to discuss your counseling needs. She offers a free 20-minute phone consultation to explore your counseling needs and see if she is the right fit for you or your family member.