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Therapists and Staff

Valerie Kuykendall-Rogers, MA, LPC-S:  Owner/Psychotherapist

Valerie is a board approved, Supervisor and a Licensed Professional Counselor, specializing in individual, adolescent, and couples therapy. Valerie has a  private practice that serves Katy, Cypress, West Houston and the Energy  Corridor. 

Valerie loves to collaborate with her clients and accompany them in their journey toward transformational healing. Valerie enjoys seeing clients achieve their goals in their personal and/or professional lives for the past 20 years. 

Valerie earned her M.A. in Community Counseling Psychology from Loyola University, Chicago, IL.

Monica Hicks,  LPC, Contracted Psychotherapist*

Monica obtained her Master’s in Education from the University of Houston-Victoria. Monica has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults and she has worked in a variety of settings, including inpatient hospitals, outpatient mental health centers, and governmental entities. She uses a collaborative approach, recognizing that the client is the expert in their own lives. Using both cognitive behavioral and solution focused therapy, Monica works together with clients as a guide toward achieving their goals. Hope is a word many of us know but few still believe in. Monica's ultimate goal to assist members in finding hope again and work toward living their best lives.

Monica accepts a variety of insurance plans and is ready to help you achieve hope. Call her today for an appointment. 

*Monica is currently accepting new clients and has evening and weekend availability. To schedule an appointment with Monica, please call  409-292-7685.*


Shanna Gardner, LPC, Contracted Psychotherapist**

I believe the counseling process will help you identify effective strategies to cope with difficult situations in an open, supportive, and confidential environment to address the issues concerning you. I am a License Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. I have Master's of Education in Counseling from Texas Southern University in Houston, TX.

I have been in the mental health field since 2007, my experience includes, counseling children, adolescents, adults, families. I have expertise in the areas of depression, anxiety, family issues, crisis intervention, substance abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault.

I have worked with children, adolescents and adults in Private Practice, Residential, Intensive Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization programs and Inpatient hospitalization. I also have experience in individual and family treatment plans and an understanding of the DSM V diagnostic criteria for substance use disorder and mental health disorders.

Primarily, I use a Cognitive Behavioral Approach, however, I adapt quickly to the style that is needed by each individual client.

**Shanna is currently accepting new clients**

**Available nights and weekends Monday through Friday 6pm to 8pm and Saturdays from 9am to 4pm For an appointment with Shanna Gardner, feel free to call her directly at 888-236-8039.


*Please note:  Each therapist may differ regarding types of insurance accepted.


Join me in welcoming our newest addition to our staff, Hannah Cillessen!

Hannah serves as our Client Support Specialist. She is the warm, friendly, and enthusiastic voice you will hear when you call our office. Hannah is currently a senior at the University of Texas at Austin. She is pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Psychology with plans to attend graduate school. She desires to join the family of psychotherapists and earn her M.A. in Counseling Psychology to fulfill her desires to become a practicing psychotherapist. We are so excited to have Hannah join our team!