Licensed Professional Counselor Associate Supervised by Dr. Megan Pickens, LPC-S
Eddie Hernandez is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate who completed his master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling after graduating from the University of North Texas in Dallas with a Bachelor’s of Art in Psychology in 2016.
Interests and Hobbies
Eddie lives in Duncanville and spends his free time walking his two dogs at Cedar Hill Preserve. He enjoys creative pursuits like drawing, writing, and using textiles as an artistic outlet. Eddie likes to unwind by playing Uno and other board games with friends, listening to an eclectic range of music, and watching movies, including foreign films.
Promoting Personal Growth
Eddie’s ultimate aim is to empower clients to reach their fullest potential. By helping them identify and challenge irrational beliefs, explore cultural influences, and develop new perspectives, he supports their journey towards personal growth and well-being.
Finding a therapist who understands and supports your identity and experiences as an LGBTQIA+ individual can be daunting. Fortunately, there are many therapists who specialize in working with the LGBTQIA+ community and can provide a safe and supportive environment for all clients.
Art therapy is a transformative and holistic approach that utilizes the creative process to enhance emotional well-being and promote self-expression. Through the use of various art materials and techniques, individuals can tap into their inner world, gain insights, and find healing.
Religious trauma refers to the psychological and emotional distress experienced as a result of harmful religious experiences or beliefs. It can stem from a variety of factors, including dogmatic teachings, spiritual abuse, or conflicts with personal values.
Crisis intervention is a short-term, solution-focused approach that aims to provide immediate support and stability to individuals facing overwhelming life events or emotional distress. It offers essential help during moments of crisis, helping individuals regain their equilibrium and move towards healing.
Specialties and Approach
Eddie utilizes Person-Centered Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques to help clients work through a range of mental health challenges, including anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief. He also enjoys working with individuals seeking personal growth and development.
Creative Counseling Approach
Eddie Hernandez believes in a dynamic and creative counseling approach that incorporates various theories and perspectives. By considering the influence of culture, irrational beliefs, and worldviews, Eddie helps clients set goals and make behavior changes to reach their fullest potential.
A Holistic Perspective
Eddie understands that individuals are shaped by their unique cultural backgrounds and beliefs. He recognizes the importance of exploring these factors in therapy to gain a comprehensive understanding of the client’s experiences.
Goal-Oriented and Client-Centered
With a focus on goal setting, Eddie collaborates with clients to develop personalized treatment plans that align with their needs and aspirations. By fostering a client-centered approach, he creates a supportive environment for growth and positive change.
Utilizing Theory Integration
Eddie draws from a diverse range of counseling theories to provide an individualized and adaptable approach. By integrating different theories, he tailors his interventions to suit each client’s specific circumstances and challenges.
To learn more about my approach, please take a moment to watch my video bio. It’s a great way to get a personal introduction to my work and learn how I can help you achieve your goals.
Schedule with Me
If you’re ready to take the first step towards wellness and have completed your free 10-minute consultation, I invite you to schedule your first or follow-up appointment with me today.
Schedule your consultation today to learn more and start your journey to a happier, healthier you.
Client Populations Served
- Teens (ages 13 – 17)
- Young Adults (ages 18 – 30)
- Adults (ages 31 – 64)
LPC Associate Private Pay
- $95 per session
Insurance and EAP Accepted
- Cigna EAP
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