Gabriela Rivas Espinoza, MA, LPC
Hi! My name is Gabriela Rivas Espinoza. I am licensed through the State of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor.
I received my Bachelor of Science in Forensic Psychology from Roosevelt University in 2019. After that, I graduated from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in June 2021 with a Masters in Counseling Psychology.
During my master's, I had the opportunity to support clients from a variety of backgrounds - from college students to the elderly. My work included one-on-one sessions to help clients navigate hardships, deal with isolation, and discrimination and connect them with resources in the community. After receiving my master's, I moved to Dallas and began my first experience helping children and adolescent groups conquer their traumas, anxiety, and depression by processing and reframing unhelpful thoughts through psychoeducation.
My approach to therapy is person-centered. This means I believe the client is the expert and I am here to help facilitate the path to overcoming your mental health challenges. I aim to accomplish this by providing active listening in a judgment-free environment where we can peel back the layers together to uncover the root problems and learn how to cope with those difficulties at a comfortable pace for you.
In my spare time, I like to watch tv shows, listen to podcasts and explore new restaurants.