Victoria, Texas Location
Alyssa Patek is a Victoria native. Alyssa received her Master's degree from the University of Houston-Victoria in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling . Alyssa previously graduated from the University of Houston-Victoria with a Bachelor's degree in Education in Interdisciplinary Studies. Prior to beginning her career in Mental Health she was an elementary teacher for over 5 years. She loved the relationships she was able to build with her students and families, this inspired her to explore the counseling education program. Alyssa has worked at the Child Advocacy Center in Victoria, TX during her internship and has been trained in TF-CBT. Her training has allowed her to work with children and adults that have experienced trauma, anxiety, depression and various mental health diagnoses.
Alyssa enjoys working on building the therapeutic relationship and helping individuals overcome trauma that has been experienced. She is excited to help individuals with the skills she has been trained with through Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She is eager to learn additional modalities to assist her clients in the best way possible.
When Alyssa is not in session with clients, she is enjoying time with her husband, family, friends and fur baby. Her favorite time is when she is able to relax and enjoy the day outside or watching a movie. Tennis is by far her favorite self-care activity. Alyssa is always up for continuing her education and desires to be as helpful as possible when working with clients.