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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, minor in Psychology, Southwest Texas State University; MA in Counseling, University of Colorado at Denver; PhD candidate in Counselor Education & Supervision, St. Mary’s University

Why Therapy?

I love helping people transform their pain into growth & resilience!

Professional Motivation

Helping to facilitate and witness a healthy transformation with clients.

Hobbies

Being near water – Barton Springs, Blanco River, San Marcos River-, traveling to exotic locations, being with friends & family, cuddling with my dog, reading, learning, live outdoor music.

Previous Occupations

A waitress, bus driver, pizza maker, Jazzercise instructor, health education coordinator, marketing coordinator, camp counselor.

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CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

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