The Center for Relationships, PsyD, Psychologist in Austin
Relationship Science informed wellness services are our speciality. If you are distressed about communicating with a loved one, managing conflict, building intimacy, or struggling to connect in a healthy way with romantic partners, parents, siblings, friends, or co-workers, seek proven strategies from a relationship expert. We are passionate about building healthy relationships at all levels of society. Our counselors trained in a variety of science-based relationship models including the Gottman method of couples therapy, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, the Internal Family Systems model, Intimacy support models, and the relational cultural model of counseling.
The Center for Relationships is a community wellness center offering individual, couples, family, counseling services to promote relational wellness and flourishing. We also offer educational trainings and workshops, retreats, groups, and outreach services. We are a diverse multi-disciplinary team of counselors sensitive to culture, spirituality, ethnicity and economic status.
We have expert therapists and counselors in training supervised by senior therapists. Cannot afford high-cost private therapy? We may be able to help. We offer discounted rates for counseling services, affordable groups and workshops, and even free services every month: check out our monthly calendar on our website.
Call or Email The Center for Relationships for a free phone consultation now - (512) 872-3146


  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Antioch NE Graduate School
  • Year Graduated: 1997
  • License No. and State: 31128 Texas


  • Avg Cost (per session): $50 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: Clinical Psychologist Texas
  • Certificate: The Gottman Institute / Certified Gottman Txist #64
  • Certificate Date: 2006
  • Certificate: Prepare Enrich Couples Program / Certified & Seminar Director
  • Certificate Date: 2005

The Center for Relationships's Groups

Nourish and Nurture

Self Care for women who do too much. This is a group where we will use gentle compassionate talk, movement, and mindfulness techniques to help you destress from your life, get support, and build resiliency.

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Trust Recovery Group for Couples

Healing from Betrayal is a very painful process, don't go it alone. A support and recovery group will help you feel less alone and stressed while also helping you and your partner learn skills and strategies for rebuilding trust, hope, safety, and intimacy within a warm supportive community. Group is led by two seasoned professional counselors.

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Men in Relationship

This is a group for men wishing to learn how to be more successful in their relationships. If you have received feedback from a friend, partner, parent or sibling that you are not emotionally present, tuned in, empathic enough, or lacking in emotional communication skills, join this group to learn these skills. Through talk, exercises, and group support we will help you achieve greater connection and confidence in relationships.

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  • Relationship Issues
  • Sex Therapy
  • Family Conflict


  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Inter-racial, Multicultural, immigration
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Asian
Alternative Languages: Hindi and Tamil, Kannada


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Relational Cultural Model
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2017
The Center for Relationships, PsyD, Psychologist in Austin

The Center for Relationships

Psychologist, PsyD