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Patty Monical LMFT, LPC-S, RPT-S

Patty Monical, LMFT, LPC-s, RPT-s

Counselor: Parents, Adults, Couples

Patty Joy Monical is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Registered Play Therapist (RPT), and PhD candidate in Counseling with over 13 years of counseling experience and a lifetime of learning about what makes relationships work.

Patty is passionate about coaching parents to utilize the principles of play therapy at home so they can strengthen the parent-child relationship & THRIVE. Patty also works with couples using the Gottman Method, a research-based model that is highly successful in strengthening committed relationships. People who work with Patty report less chaos and conflict and more peace and joy in their marriages and families as a result.

Patty uses EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) with adults to let go of past hurts and move forward with confidence, resourcefulness and resilience. At the core of Patty’s philosophy is the belief that we all carry stories that can benefit from a little editing and rewriting so we can embrace life with love and zest!

Areas of Specialty

Educational Background

BA in Speech Communications from SWT, MA in Counseling Psychology from University of CO, PhD candidate at St. Mary’s in San Antonio.

Why Therapy?

Many years of being the friend or family member who people came to for support, empathy, understanding & compassion – I decided to make it a second career. I love helping people transform their pain into growth & resilience!

Professional Motivation

Facilitating healing, growth and optimal well-being through genuine connection, curiosity and compassion.

Hobbies

Reading, riding my e-bike, hiking, dancing, live music, hanging out with friends & family. 

Previous Occupations

School bus driver, bookkeeper, Jazzercise instructor, PR & Marketing coordinator, Parenting workshop facilitator.

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CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Read reviews below from actual clients who have worked with Patty.