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Licensed Professional Counselor-Intern (LPC-I)
National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Giovanni Valdivia earned his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Sam Houston State University, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor Intern in the state of Texas (#82877) under the supervision of Julia Ayraud, MA, LPC-S, NCC, CGRS (#66848).  He is also a National Certified Counselor through NBCC and has received training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 2.  Giovanni was drawn to counseling through his desire to help people who are struggling. Giovanni provides skilled guidance for children, teens, adults and couples/families who are dealing with challenges of life.  Giovanni facilitates understanding of the process of change, growth, and healing through a gentle approach. He embraces each person’s unique personality, culture, and circumstance and guides his clients through the counseling stages at their own pace.

Languages spoken: English & Spanish

Giovanni offers the following services:

  • Play Therapy
  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Therapy
  • Career Counseling
  • Couples Counseling
  • Spanish Speaking Counseling

Fees for counseling sessions with Giovanni:

  • 90 minute session - $120.00
  • 45 - 50 minute session - $80.00
  • 90 minute Group - price based on topic and group size

Giovanni is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • Texas Counseling Association
  • National Career Development Association
  • Chi Sigma Iota (Professional Counseling Honor Society)

Giovanni can be reached at the office, 281-719-0341, or giovanni@joyfulhearts.us