Spring Branch, Texas Practice
Melanie Little is a native of San Antonio. She is happily married and raising two healthy sons. With many different roles, Melanie has a keen appreciation for attention to life balance and self-care. She enjoys reading a good book and working out as part of her self-care. She also loves watching movies, engaging in outdoor recreation, and having family game nights.
Melanie began studying Addiction Therapy in 2010 at San Antonio College, and she quickly found her passion in the therapy world. After becoming a Licensed Chemical Dependency Therapist (LCDC), Melanie saw some common underlying struggles her clients were facing. Her focus expanded to the study of PTSD and Complex Trauma.
Melanie holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Liberty University and Masters Degree in Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University. Melanie specializes in addiction therapy and trauma therapy. She has worked with many adults, young adults, and families. Melanie is EMDR certified, trained in Brainspotting, and she has studied complex trauma and structural dissociation. Her therapeutic approach is client- centered as she believes in elevating client strengths and meeting the client where they are. Her primary therapy approaches are EMDR, Brainspotting, CBT, and DBT. Melanie has a passion for helping others. She sees her career as a calling and she believes in continual development and growth as a Clinical Social Worker.
LPC Associate, Supervised by Faith Ray, LMFT-S Lic.# 1782
Amy Freund has a BA in Cultural Anthropology from The University of Texas and an MAin Clinical Mental Health from Colorado Christian University. Between earning these two degrees, she has worked in many settings, gaining experience in the areas of sexual abuse, post-abortion recovery, parenting, and grief and loss. She has received training in couples (premarital and marriage/ couples) therapy that includes Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1 and 2 and a Prepare/Enrich facilitator certification.
Amy believes we all face challenges in life that make our ability to connect with one another profoundly difficult and painful at times. While she is acutely aware of the courage that it takes to reach out for help, healing, and hope, she trusts that change can occur in the context of a safe relationship. As a therapist, she employs an integrative approach encompassing a person-centered foundation that incorporates elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and narrative therapy. She affirms that every client's story and calling are uniquely theirs, and her hope is to guide the client to find what is purposeful and meaningful in their life, thus helping the client reach a place of beauty, freedom, and balance. Redemption is possible, whatever your story.
Amy is a native Texan and has been married for 30 years. She has four grown children and is now discovering the joys of grandparenting. When not serving clients, she loves cooking, hiking, reading, traveling, and spending time with family
Robin is an LPC . She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Emporia State University in 1992 and her Master of Arts degree in Therapy from Webster University in Kansas City, MO in 1997. She worked for 13 years helping others overcome addictions, working with persons with disabilities and individuals with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, traumatic life experiences as well as helping with daily life struggles.
Robin was fully licensed as an LPC in Texas in 2004. In 2006 she gave birth to her only child and chose to move from Texas to her home state of Kansas where her family has a small farm. She worked on the farm helping her family as well as raising her child as a single mom and working with her cattle. But she always missed helping others to grow and become the best they can be. She moved back to Texas in August 2019 and became licensed in June 2020.
She has always believed that everyone needs help and support. She has worked with children, adolescents and adults helping them to improve their own lives and find peace and happiness. When she is not working you can find her reading, playing with her dog or helping her daughter with her latest artistic project. Robin looks forward to being a part of a person's journey to living their life to the fullest.
Brandon Green MSW- Graduate Student
Brandon Green was born and raised in Austin, TX. Brandon Green received his bachelor’s degree at Texas Lutheran University. Brandon is currently in his advanced placement year at Indiana Wesleyan University where he will receive an MSW.
Brandon Green is pursuing his LMSW who has 6 years of experience in faith-based, children, adolescents, adults, couples, and family settings. Brandon has experience working with individuals living with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, emotional/ physical abuse, relational issues, and trauma.
There are times when we have trouble navigating things that may happen in life. Brandon believes that seeking help is the first step in the healing process. He will be there to provide a safe and welcoming environment as you process your thoughts and feelings and he will use his skills to help you unlock the tools that you already have within you to help guide you in the direction you would like to go in life. When Brandon is not working with clients, he loves spending time with his family and friends, and enjoys playing golf mountain biking.