Mr. Derek Elder

Counselor , MS , LPC

(210) 239-0779
Needless to say, we don't live in a perfect world and we all need a little guidance navigating the curves of life. I am HERE to HELP! I am an eclectic counselor, which simply means that I will use any & all techniques I've learned to get you back on track and where you think you belong. We will establish goals and explore ways to make those objectives happen for you. I'm ultimately here to listen to you and help you accomplish your purpose. I thrive on learning and excel at teaching you to become your very best.
I graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University specializing in the Family & Marriage Therapy Program. As a counselor, I prioritize a gentle, compassionate and goals-oriented approach in addressing a variety of issues: addiction, trauma and abuse, family instability, depression, anger, self-esteem and academic and/or professional exploration.
I'm a culturally diversified counselor whose focus is to work with individuals and families in order to promote optimum mental health, with an emphasis on prevention. I offer evening & weekend appointments, accept most health insurance plans & offer a discount for cash clients. Call now for your free consultation!
Call or Email Mr. Derek Elder for a free phone consultation now - (210) 239-0779

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 4 Years
  • School: Our Lady of the Lake University
  • Year Graduated: 2007
  • License No. and State: 63638 Texas

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $60 - $80
  • Sliding Scale: Yes

Accepted Insurance Plans:

  • Beech Street
  • Deer Oaks EAP
  • Medicaid
  • PHCS
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Multiplan

Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit .

Location

Derek H. Elder, MS, LPC
16607 Blanco Rd
Suite 502
San AntonioTexas 78232
(210) 239-0779
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Specialties

  • Family Conflict
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Substance Abuse

Issues:

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Teen Violence
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Drug Abuse
  • Gambling
  • Infidelity
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health:

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychosis

Sexuality:

  • Bisexual Issues
  • Lesbian Issues
  • Gay Issues

Client Focus

Religious Orientation: Christian

Age:

  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Categories:

  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation:

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Intervention
  • Narrative
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Modality:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Nearby Areas

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Last Modified: 10 Jun 2014