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Merging Traditional Therapy with Modern Approaches

We believe therapy is most beneficial when clients and therapists are comfortable with one another, aligned in the counseling goals, and can build a trusting relationship. All Counterbalance therapists value establishing a warm, non-judgmental connection with clients to help them work through challenges and achieve personal goals.
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Our Therapy Services

Our practice gives clients the feeling of being seen, heard, and understood.


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Teen Therapy

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Individual Therapy

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Our practice does not prescribe stimulants and narcotics.

We blend traditional, relationship-based psychotherapy with modern, evidence-based approaches such as EMDR.

This helps us create a judgment-free, safe space where clients can experience positive results with our licensed providers.

Client testimonials

Build a foundation, feel safe and heard, learn to love yourself

“(Counterbalance)’s therapeutic approach creates a safe environment for self-disclosure,”

“…which has helped me gain insight into my emotions and build a foundation for lasting behavior change.”

“I have had the best experience with therapy through Counterbalance Counseling.”

“…Sydney is a thoughtful and supportive therapist and has helped me immensely over the last 2 years. I always feel heard and safe in my sessions and appreciate the time we have to connect. Highly recommend CBC!”

“I hardly have words for the difference my work with Sydney has made in my life.”

“She has given me the experience of being supported and safe in the process of healing a trauma. Through her patient and kind approach to therapy, I have made significant strides in coping with PTSD and her guidance has allowed me to move forward through grief and loss with grace and new hope.”

Sun City

El Paso, Texas


Austin, Texas

Meet Our Team

Jennifer Dawson


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Pooja Memula


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Sydney McQuade

MEd, LPC-Supervisor

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Morgan Landgren


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Cynthia Castillo


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Ashley Cash


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Carlos Pavon, LMSW

Carlos Pavon


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Kaylyn Adams

LPC, Associate

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Maxine Rondeau

LPC, Associate

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Jennifer Gauntt, BA

Jennifer Gauntt

MSW Graduate Student

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